Surprise hatching!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sundaychx, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. Sundaychx

    Sundaychx In the Brooder

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    We have had chickens for 30 years but always picked the eggs and never let anybody set them. We usually have roosters, and do now so when I found a nest in the barn with a hen setting I was happy! I gave her a few weeks to hatch them and today's the day! She isn't one of my tame ones, and I suspect she will be a tough careful mom. I will be watching the threads for tips and information on raising them. We have a mixed flock, and I don't know what mom is yet-too dark to see her well. I heard her talking this morning, she doesn't do that usually so hoped a peeper was talking to her. I will check later to see how they are doing and how close she will let me get. Looking forward to babies! Hope they aren't all roosters!
     
  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    How exciting! Share pictures of the new family if you can.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Yes, please share pictures - seeing babies will really hit the spot. :love
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy :frow and Welcome to Backyard Chickens.

    Congratulations :clap

    Thanks for joining us! :woot
     
  6. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello and welcome to BYC. I hope that you enjoy your time here and good luck with your impending flock additions.

    This is a useful link to take a look at - “How to...” guides. You may wish to consider including your location (using the guide in the link above). You can use this link to contact members in your area - U.S. States
    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  7. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us!
     
  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Nice to have you here! Hope you get to see the babies, maybe take a picture :)
     
  9. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock, and the new hatchling's!
     
  10. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome

    Good luck with your chicks & enjoy your time here with us on BYC :frow
     

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