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WooHoo!!! It worked!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NewToFarming, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody was sitting on five eggs however the first two that hatched were laid a little over a week earlier and she got off of the nest about 9 days ago so I decided to try them in a bator to see if they would hatch and one is on its way hatching now.
    I started them in a home made bator but it was so hard to regulate the temps in it and the DH had it spike to about 105 so he went and picked me up a little giant on Thursday and I put them in there for the last few days.
    I am so excited because this is the first time I actually got to see one hatch!!! [​IMG]: [​IMG]: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He made it!!! It took him awhile but he got it!!! I am just surprised any hatched at all after what these eggs went through!!

    Here are the just hatched pics! I will take more after he is nice & dry & fluffy. It is a silkie chick.

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  3. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number 2 has just pipped!!!!
     
  4. vincy

    vincy New Egg

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    Thanks for sharing..........
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Isn't that miracle just AWEsome in the truest sense of the word? Congrats!
     
  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So adorable! MORE PICS! [​IMG]
     
  7. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I promise to upload some more pics tonight!!! But I had to let you all know that 3 out of 3 hatched!!!! [​IMG] I am really amazed especially going from broody to bator and with the major temp changes & spikes with the first bator I had used.!!!
    The last one just hatched out right before I left for work this morning so I didn’t get a chance to check him out real well. He is definitely bigger than the other 2 and had a harder time. I am not sure about his one leg and his feet looked huge. I don’t know. I will have to check him out better when I get home.
    You won’t believe the color the first one turned out to be!!! I am not sure if these are full silkies or not now. I guess these eggs could have still been fertile from the hens previous home which would have been 10 to 12 days before these little guys were laid.
    I will do my best to get some pics uploaded tonight!! [​IMG]
     

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