our babies are here

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bmchickens, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. bmchickens

    bmchickens Out Of The Brooder

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  2. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely adorable! I thought one was very tall till I noticed she's standing on another chick lol
    is that a little chick coop in the corner? too cute!
    Congrats and good job!
    caroline
    Forgot to ask - is your brooder a wal-mart type container? looks perfect!
     
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  3. bmchickens

    bmchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    yes, our brooder is a clear box we purchased from walmart, we installed hardware cloth on one half of the lid and have our brooder lamp positioned there. these chicks are in our bathroom, the temps here are pretty cold. the thing you see besides the brooder is the bator. [​IMG]
     
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats on your new fuzzy butts! Cutie-pies! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ah it's so nice when the brooder still looks clean.

    They are ADORABLE! [​IMG]
     
  6. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tks Bm, I read posts all the time that mention "hardware cloth" what is that exactly? and how does it get fastened on?
     
  7. bmchickens

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    Hardware cloth is actually a screen with 1/4 inch holes,at least what we used is.Purchased it at a local Ace Hardware,in the screen door section.It was fastened to the top of our container wit a staple gun using heavy duty staples ,a firm grip,and a big old staple gun.Hope this helps.Your Friends, Bruce&Missy
     
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    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Missy! or Bruce! lol
    How the chicks doing any more hatch?
    caroline
     
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    the chicks in the brooder are doing fine. theirs one in the bator that's pretty weak, she pipped her shell yesterday, then justed stopped, apprantly got weaker and weaker. so we stepped in, followed the instructions on the sticky post, and got her completly out. she peeping loudly now, and getting stronger, i hope. it appears that theres more chicks on their way out, some pipping..... [​IMG]:eek:
     
  10. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow good job! first time doing that? was it scarey?
     

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