We had an early arrival--Update of arrivals with a question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by farmgirl0930, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. farmgirl0930

    farmgirl0930 Out Of The Brooder

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    We had our first arrival this morning at 6:54 am. A little blue silkie. We have 11 more pipping & 6 just hanging out. This morning is like day 20 1/2, so the other should starting soon.

    Well here we are a little over 24 hrs since we started hatching. Out of 18 eggs, 15 have hatched & 2 have pipped & the last one has done nothing but I have given up hope. They are the cutest little things I have ever since but here's a question. It is very difficult to tell if the chicks are chilly or not because silkies tend to sleep in one big pile. I don't think they are temps right around 99-100,
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2009
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Good hatching vibes sent your way!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    YAY!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Rollover hatching vibes sent!
     

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