Picture of my latest hatch!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chellester, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Chellester

    Chellester Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2007
    Nor Cal
    Here is a pic of the chicks from my latest hatch. They are Mille Fleur D'Uccles and Speckled Sussex. They were shipped eggs that came from the same breeder at the same time. I hatched them in an incubator, then put them with two of my Silkies that are broody so they can brood them and do all the work for me! [​IMG] You can easily see the white Silkie in the front, and if you look closely you can make out some of the black Silkie in the back.

    The SS hatched very well; 12/15 eggs hatched. The MFDU not so well, only 4/17 hatched. Overall, it was a 50% hatch rate which is considered good for shipped eggs, but since the SS hatched so well, it makes me wonder what went wrong with the MFDU.

  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Cute chickies! [​IMG]
  3. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very cute Chell! [​IMG]
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    as someone else says on here and i love it....
  5. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2008
    oh my gosh, those are so cute. I just want to pick one up!
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Gotta give them evil silkies credit. They make great moms.

    Awesome Pics Chell!!!
  7. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    Michelle, they are cute! I love the little SS!
  8. hsm5grls

    hsm5grls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 3, 2007
    [​IMG] [​IMG] cuties
  9. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    I love the SS's when I got mine as chicks
    there were way fluffier then the rest of the
    chicks it was weird it was like they had bunny
    fur it was so soft way softer then the others.
  10. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are cuter than cute. Good job chell

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