Peachicks of 2016 photos -- Let's see the babies!!!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Garden Peas, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if mine are the first, but the others won't be far behind. Here's the latest at my house (chick #4), who just popped out this evening:

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    And here are the first 3 chicks in their spiffy makeshift double-decker brooder -- good thing that Mikey is too big to slip out of the dog crate! [​IMG]

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    So who's gonna be next? (Not counting the other eggs in my bator, lol.) Who else has eggs in the incubator?
     
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  2. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive received 1ea egg unbroken and 2ea perch bombs, other than that they are still practicing. Very nice chicks you have there and keep posting those pics of progress,[​IMG]. Gerald Barker
     
  3. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's raining eggs at your place? [​IMG]

    FWIW, I've managed to get a couple of perch bombs into the bator -- if the shavings are really deep, sometimes the ovoid torpedoes survive the quick stop at the end [​IMG]

    Other times, whoever's in the pea shed gets a happy treat [​IMG] (Ask me about my spring adventures combatting cannibalism...)
     
  4. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha great read, I love it. [​IMG][​IMG]

    Gerald Barker
     
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  5. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Chick #5 is making progress....

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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Congrats!

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  7. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey I'm getting excited about seeing peababies! Is @Garden Peas still our only source for a peachick-fix???
     
  8. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems like @KsKingBee & @AugeredIn should be close, if they don't already have chicks hatching...

    Chick #5 has been hanging out with Egg #6 in the hatcher. I've thought Egg #6 was a goner for days, but it's chirping today, so there's a possibility it may make it. Here's this morning's photo shoot of Chick #5 [​IMG]

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    Chick #5 is doing well now, but I was initially concerned it wasn't going to make it. Hatched (on its own) with messy navel, belly issues that could be mushy chick and splayed leg. And wings were weird, possibly from thrashing in incubator in circles upside down. Belly issues seem to be resolving with antibiotics, legs came around with hobbles. Wings are straight now. Toes are good. Been a long few days with this one. [​IMG]

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    As you can imagine, after having just dealt with the challenges of Chick #5, I'm a little apprehensive about Egg #6...

    In other news, Chicks #2-4 are thriving, and Chick #1 is the size of a turkey poult... I haven't figured out how to integrate the little guys with big brother yet [​IMG]
     
  9. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New peachix pix fix of the day for @new 2 pfowl -- here you go [​IMG]

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    That's as "new peachick" as I can get for you [​IMG]
     
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  10. We only have a couple of fertile eggs so far. First hatch three weeks from yesterday.
     

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