Yay!! Our first chicks!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bwingler, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. bwingler

    bwingler New Egg

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    Hi all our chicks started hatching last night, all tho i was a bit concerned being only day 20 but all seem health and fine, just moved them to there brooder, still waiting on the others to hatch. Today is day 21. This is our first time using our homemade incubator and its so cool watching chicks hatch. Six out of the 20 have hatched so far.

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    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
  2. Jessie Jenkin

    Jessie Jenkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so cool congrats on your baby chickens hatching
    i haven't had that much success myself with incubating eggs. But i happy for you [​IMG]
     
  3. bwingler

    bwingler New Egg

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    Well there seems to be no activity at all with the remaining 14 eggs :( But this was the first time ever i tried incubating eggs and the first incubator i ever made. I am happy that i got six health peeps :) I didnt store the eggs right i know and i have no idea how old they were either, so my next run is going to be the freshest from my hens.
     
  4. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool [​IMG]
     
  5. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Candle the unhatched eggs before you toss them out. Some may still be alive.

    Congrats on the hatch! It's always an adventure, and a learning experience.[​IMG]
     

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