New baby...now what?

tofumama

Songster
10 Years
Aug 12, 2009
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In the Shadow of a Mountain MA
I had all but given up on my last 6 eggs (started with 24) I had 2 bathes in the bator, and as of yesterday I had 2 of the first batch left(one had to be removed due to 'oozing' and 3 from the second batch. I had gone in this morning to check the humidity and lo and behold...I had a chick hatching from the second batch! (due to hath today!!!) YAY! But...now what? Also, I noticed inside the egg was this lump of yuck with some green and grey...stuff. Is that ok? The chick seems fine so far, between sleeping and stumbling around drunkenly...
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I am hoping s/he inspires the others to hatch! Course...we are supposed to leave on vaation this afternoon....
 

faykokoWV

Mrs Fancy Plants
11 Years
Nov 4, 2008
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Cross Lanes, WV
do you have some one coming over to check on the chicks while you are on vacation? I don't think they will make it without supervision.
do you have any pips on the other eggs?


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tofumama

Songster
10 Years
Aug 12, 2009
178
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In the Shadow of a Mountain MA
Yes, my next door neighbor's son is coming over to take are of the rest of our animals while we are gone. I just called his mom and told her there was one more page to the animal guide, lol. He LOVES hickens so I am sure he will hover over this one.

No pips in the other eggs
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I am thinking I should find someone who may have had babies 'round here and see if I can get Phin a sibling, no? (Phin is short for Phinneas if its a boy, and Delphinia if its a girl. Next girl will be named Izabella...we are quite elaborate here apparenty, lol)

If I didn't have a big race this weekend, I would totally be staying home! I am so excited!!!
 

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