Our very first chick EVER! (PICS)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cbader, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. cbader

    cbader Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 29, 2009
    Okay, so this is the first time we have incubated any eggs or let a hen sit on any. We have one Mottled Houdan under the hen and 2 more Houdans and 3 White Crested Polish in the incubator.

    It is a homemade incubator and although I am confident I can do things I had never done this before. BUT IT WORKED! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] My wife looked at me after seeing the chick hatched and said "I had my doubts but you actually did it." - Thanks for the confidence honey! [​IMG]

    So enough typing. Here are a couple pics of our VERY FIRST CHICK. One of the other eggs in the bator has pipped and not sure about the one under the hen - but I can hear it chirping when I listen.

    Almost out!

    Laying back relaxing!

    Will post more pics as we get them.
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2009
  2. Maureen&chickens

    Maureen&chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2009
    Yeah! A job well done! Congratulations![​IMG]
  3. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    Congratulations!!!! When they finally hatch, all that stress and worry is soooo worth it. He's a cutie..
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
  5. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Congrats! There is nothing like it........ (runs off to bring incubator in and plug it in [​IMG])

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