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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rare Feathers Farm, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    So on Saturday night, I ONE egg that hatched. It was one of my three Light Brahmas that I'd set--went exactly 21 days...it pipped about 10am that morning and stayed the same until about 9:30pm, and I was getting ready for bed.

    I checked one last time & then turned the eggs in my other bator--and there was a CHICK! It went from the same, little, tiny hole to being entirely out in about 5 minutes! LOL

    It's doing well....I got it dried & put into my rubbermaid brooder. It's the CUTEST! Especially with the fuzzy little feet! I think it's lonely, though. [​IMG]

    I'm not sure how much longer to wait on the other two eggs?? I don't want them blowing up in there. [​IMG]

    I will get some pics tonight, although may be tomorrow or Thursday....I managed to get PINK EYE from the eye doctor's so I'm now playing catch up at work! [​IMG]
     
  2. Sara_Georgia

    Sara_Georgia Out Of The Brooder

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    Congradulations on the Chick!!![​IMG] Sorry about the pink eye!lol
     
  3. coopist

    coopist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You only set three eggs? Well, I'd say that's all you're going to get. Usually, 22 days and it's over. Next time, if you don't want a lonely little guy, you should probably set a few more eggs, if you can...
     
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  4. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:LOL I know! It's been a bad couple of weeks...from the cracked ribs and now PINK EYE! LOL Oh and my husband tore his MCL so he's got to have surgery on that soon. [​IMG]
     
  5. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I only have one hen that was laying & she did those three eggs in two days...so really..Sunday was day 21 for one of them & Sunday night was day 22 for the other...I have another two in there which I put in on the 19th.

    The GLC are due this weekend....
     
  6. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Is that poor baby cheeping up a storm? [​IMG] My first quail hatched a good 24 hours before the second, and boy did he have lungs! Once #2 was put in the brooder with him, he shut right up! LOL!
    Congratulations on the Brahma... I know you wanted them! [​IMG]
     
  7. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mrs. AK-Bird-Brain :

    Is that poor baby cheeping up a storm? [​IMG] My first quail hatched a good 24 hours before the second, and boy did he have lungs! Once #2 was put in the brooder with him, he shut right up! LOL!
    Congratulations on the Brahma... I know you wanted them! [​IMG]

    Yes and it's LOUD! I can't believe how freakin' loud that little thing is! I swear it makes my ears RING [​IMG] when I'm in there!

    Thanks! I only set three of my own eggs--just because I could...I am still looking for outside blood to add to my flock. My hubby thinks this one is a roo....[​IMG] go figure? But we'll see.....I'm bummed about the other two, but these were in the bator with the crazy temps!​
     
  8. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Hopefully I can help you out there soon. Speaking of which, it's sunny... I should be outside working on the coop. [​IMG]

    [​IMG] for at least one more... [​IMG]
     
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks! I'm not quite ready to give up on the other two, just yet...I will give them one more day & then toss them out...but the others...those are due soon enough!

    On the other hand, I HATE waiting! [​IMG]
     
  10. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Give the chick a feather duster to cuddle and get under...it will think its another chick or momma hen...it does help
     

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