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Silkie Christmas Surprise!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by paddock36, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We found this baby the day after Christmas and figure she/he probably hatched out Christmas day. I got rid of my Rooster but let the hen keep her eggs just for the heck of it and surprise one baby hatched. [​IMG]
     
  2. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

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    Awww, what a great surprise. Too bad there isn't 2 or 8 more!! She is adorable!!
     
  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's true, but we were just as surprised because I didn't know when she started setting and didn't even know if any of the eggs would survive at all because the hen was laying everywhere. We kept collecting the eggs and putting them in one spot and finally she figured it out.
     
  4. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    [​IMG] baby fuzzers!
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    What colro is the hen? Partridge? Red? She is cool looking! Congratulations on your baby!
     
  6. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both blue.
     
  7. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    How adorable is that! A Christmas chick. A proud momma too! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  8. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    oh, D'oh! now that you say it, I see it. The reddish is from the light. my bad [​IMG]
     

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