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One chick has hatched, four eggs are chirping inside

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by momofthree, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. momofthree

    momofthree Songster

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    and four other eggs i can't hear anything inside.....saturday was day 21 and it wasn't until today, Sunday, day 22 that the first chick hatched....momma hen is keeping it near her and most of the time under her, don't think she has gotten up to eat or drink yet or show baby how...........i am hoping i will wake up to more baby chicks tomorrow morning...... here are a few pics of her:

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  2. AZBootsie

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    Congratulations!!!!!
     
  3. momofthree

    momofthree Songster

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    Thanks! i have a question.......today is the second day that the first chick has hatched and there were 4 more this morning.....two more pipped and opening up the shell, etc. but momma hen hasn't even thought about coming off the nest to show babies where the food and water are......will she eventually?
     

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