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Say hello to my little baby number one. :)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fredster, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Fredster

    Fredster Songster

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    This is our first chick from our first incubated batch of eggs from our first chickens. [​IMG]

    He hatched about 15 minutes ago. He's pretty lively -- it took him about 1 hour from pip to hatch, WAY faster than all the others, who have barely done more than pip in the last 15 hours or so.

    (I say 'he', but I've no idea of the sex)

    Dad was a Rhode Island Red, mom was a Buff Orpington.

    1 down, 26 to go.

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  2. chickenlisa

    chickenlisa Invincible Summer

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    oh how sweet! what an innocent little thing he is! Best of luck with all the others! Keep it up lil babies!
     
  3. OzarkCountryGirl

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    Hi little chickie...welcome to the big wide world! [​IMG]
     
  4. Nick

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    Great shots! Good luck with the rest, it's gonna be a long night.[​IMG]
     
  5. JimnJanet

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    Quote:i'll second that Nick.
    What wonderfull miracles..i love it !!! [​IMG]
     
  6. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

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    You really did get great shots!! Isn't the miracle of birth so well.... miraculous!!! I will never forget my first chick from my first hatch. Pocahontas was her name a Welsummer!! Congratulations!! She's a beauty. [​IMG]
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Congrats! The first chick hatched from every batch of eggs I have ever set is a cockeral. "He" may very well be correct. LOL
     
  8. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    last pic was like okay now i'm out but where am I?
     
  9. KLH2010

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    Those are great photos! I have never incubated any eggs but that sure makes me want to! Congrats!
     
  10. Fredster

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    Thanks, guys.

    My wife was taking video at the same time, if you're interested. [​IMG]
     

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