One of the golf balls hatched!! UPDATE: Now all are Hatched - w/PIX

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by calicokat, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. calicokat

    calicokat Songster

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    We have a broody sitting on 3 golf balls. At yesterday's Indiana meetup we picked up 5 chicks from day old to a week old. Last night we took out a golf ball and slipped in one of the week old EE's, and a day old Silver Spangled Hamburg.

    Today momma is completely fooled and babies are doing well [​IMG]

    Tonight the last two golf balls will come out and the three babies left will go in. I LOVE hatching golf balls - so reliable, no quitters, and can hatch in less time than regular eggs if you need them to! [​IMG]

    UPDATE: all the golf balls "Hatched" successfully - we have five babies with one Seriously Protective momma!! (just ask the neighbor dog, he knows!)


    Last edited: Aug 11, 2010
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    Congratz on your hen's new babies! [​IMG]
  3. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    aww. Congrats on the golfball babies!!! [​IMG]
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Songster

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    f[​IMG] happy mom, happy chicks.......You should make a video and sell it to the manufacturer (of the golfballs of course [​IMG] )

    ETA...spelled goldballs instead of golfballs ... duh
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  5. Ema

    Ema Songster

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] that is awesome!!!
  6. calicokat

    calicokat Songster

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    Added pix to the first post - momma & babies are doing great [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    what a great mama. I'd love to see what she did to the neighbors dog.
  8. LaurenM23

    LaurenM23 Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    King George, VA
    Congrats! Those were some FINE golfballs...what brand!?[​IMG]
  9. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Golf ball babies are awesome!!! Too bad we couldn't get rich hatching golf balls! [​IMG]

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