We finally have babies (day 24 & 25)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lesliet, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well with DH playing with the temps for the first 3 days, (told him if he didn't leave it alone he would be a duct taped mummy) day 10 the bulb went out temps went down to 60.
    So I found out don't give up on a hatch.
    Day 24 we had 2 hatch day 25 we had 6 more hatch, today is day 26 and the 2 more where pipping when I left for work. It looks like 10 out of 14 will hatch.

    Pictures not great I was in a hurry this morning

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    I will get better pictures when I get home tonight.
     
  2. Scraps

    Scraps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    End of a dirt road...
    Cute babies, congrats!!


    Geeesh, I can't imagine the torture you went through looking at the bator those last few days...
     
  3. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    with everything that happened I really didn't expect them to hatch, and then to have a 70% hatch...... [​IMG]
     
  4. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] They are adorable.
     
  5. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    O they are cute but i have a question...why are there marbles in their water dish???
     
  6. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the marbles are so that they don't drown themselves.
     
  7. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Its cute how it looks like they are checking the temps on the thermometer.
     
  8. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 2, 2008
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    o i c that is a good idea
     
  9. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweet !! Can't wait to get my bator now !!! They are sooo cute ! [​IMG]
     

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