You're not going to believe this...**UPDATED W/ PICS**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nivrocco, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Nivrocco

    Nivrocco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought my hatch was a complete failure. I had emailed and asked for advice on how long to wait to chuck the eggs. Well, today I had taken the chicks out in the playpen for "time in the sun" I was going to get rid of the eggs in the bator sometime tomorrow. I was bringing all the babies in and putting them in the brooders when I kept hearing something, I go look in the bator...There is a CHICK in there!! Hatched all by itself! I am still in shock...never heard a peep or saw a pip...please pray for a couple more to hatch with her...I'm still in awe...[​IMG]
    This first chick, hatched Sat. [​IMG]
    The second chick, hatched Mon.[​IMG]
    Both..[​IMG]
     
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  2. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome
    what day is it?
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Congrats on the peep! Hoping for more babies for you. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't that super!!!

    What "day" is it on your hatch? I just hatched out a bunch of chicks-- 10 of 15 hatched Thurs evening/Friday am (days 19/20). Today is technically day 21 and I've got 5 still unhatched and plan to wait at least another full 24 hours, if not 36-- "just in case", because "just in case" really does happen [​IMG]
     
  5. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    That is soooo cooool!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Nivrocco

    Nivrocco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is day 23 for the hatch..I was told to wait until day 24..so tomorrow was the death day..I was already dreading it.. It felt like death to me..even though no one had even hatched..
     
  7. Nivrocco

    Nivrocco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just an update..The one that hatched came out of an "Ameraucana egg" It does have muffs, but it also has feathers on its legs...I called the lady that I got the eggs from to ask where those feathers might have come from, but I haven't heard back, yet. Also I have another egg that is pipped. I believe it is a Red Sexlink egg. I will try to post pics when I get them loaded onto the computer.

    **NEW UPDATE**I spoke with the husband..they have a Cochin Roo. Now hoping some others hatch..can't wait to see what they are..
     
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  8. backpack09

    backpack09 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had some hatch out on the 26th day too... wierd.
     
  9. verycherry

    verycherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one that hatched came out of an "Ameraucana egg" It does have muffs, but it also has feathers on its legs...I called the lady that I got the eggs from to ask where those feathers might have come from, but I haven't heard back, yet.

    Congrats on the new babies! I just had an EE hatch, and it is also feather legged, with dark skin and 5 toes! Obviously my Silkie roosters baby! I just posted a pic on another thread. Maybe yours will turn out to be the same. Let us know what the breeder says.​
     
  10. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    I read on here a while back that you should give them 29 days, just in case!! I always thought, no way! However now I will wait. Congrats to you!

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