"Springing in the Chicks" 2016 April Hatch-a-Long Hosted by Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Ok, this chick needs some help... And so do I... It kicked out, but it is clearly a sticky chick and its feathers are hard. It has eggshell bits stuck to it, and a slightly unabsorbed yolk. What do I do??
     
  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Oop.... Hold up a sec, I dont think it is yolk, but there is a teeny red spot at her navel.
     
  3. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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  4. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
    I saw it before you edited it [​IMG] no ducklings yet. Two external pips and no clue on internals. Externals are at about 35 hr on the first and 24 on the second. Heard peeping from somebody in there this morning but no other externals on anything.
     
  5. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Oh and it looks like the eye is dried shut too. Not yolk, it kicked free of whutever it is- yall think I had a humidity problem? Rest are good though...
     
  6. arconfederate

    arconfederate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, there is NO way that I can keep up with all the posts but I'll try! I couldn't take it any longer and bought an incubator and ordered some Icelandic eggs. Not too many for my first time hatching chicken eggs, just 8. I did hatch a bunch of ducklings some years ago for the pond. I'll have to read up again and learn the differences.

    Now I have to go tell my wife what I did. If I don't give any updates, tell the authorities to check the pond for my body![​IMG]
     
  7. DwayneNLiz

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    Beautiful!!

    And I love your Ducklings!
     
  8. Chaos18

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    Slowly Losing it......
    If the rest are good I wouldn't think there was a humidity problem.
     
  9. BantyChooks

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    Here is the thing that was on her underbelly...
     
  10. Chaos18

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    Slowly Losing it......
    NAVELS She HATCHED! But what's with her butt? post #25012
     

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