Pls Help...first time hatcher!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Orly29, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Orly29

    Orly29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Came home from work today to see two baby chicks running around in the incubator, but one appears to have a very small portion of the egg yolk visible under it's belly. Is this normal? Baby chick dried off...what do I do? Any help is appreciated!!
     
  2. sebright guy

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    we get a little bit of that sometimes. i think its okayy as long as he is still runnin around. should be fine
     
  3. Orly29

    Orly29 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your input...this is my first hatch ever. Eggs weren't due to hatch untill tomorrow, but looks like I got some early birds. LOL. I feel like I can breathe now!
     
  4. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

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    muscadine, al.
    Congrats on the new chicks. [​IMG] It happens sometimes, just be sure and don't mess with it or anything. I often get hatches on day 20 to. We need pics when your hatch is done.
     
  5. Orly29

    Orly29 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure how many will actually hatch...I heard a picked a breed that's hard to hatch. I'm hatching bantam araucanas and a few of my OEGBs. I will def post pics when it's all said and done.

    Thanks again everyone for the words of encouragement!
     
  6. lilarabookworm

    lilarabookworm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what breed or breeds do you have??? i just love newborn chicks. can you post some pics sometime??? [​IMG] oh and good luck on the hatch. i hope you get great results. [​IMG]
     
  7. Orly29

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    I have some buff, black, white and mixed colors of bantam ameraucanas and mille fleur, blacked tailed red, buff, mottled, and spangled OEGB along w white turken bantams.
     
  8. Orly29

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    Oh yeah, also have some bantam BBred, silver/golden duckwing, and white rumpless/tufted araucana bantams.
     

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