Bantam eggs hatching

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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by ross » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:08 am

Nice Colleen , but really talkin bout my"boys" on open mike . 😱 Lol luck
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:19 am

Hahaha Ross
Named Marshmallow and Oreo. I'm not even going there!!!!!
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by Ontario Chick » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:28 am

Colleen Kinzie wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:36 pm
Presenting the new family
10 fertile eggs
10 lively chicks
8 were my little Cochin banty eggs
1 a barnyard mix hen
1 red layer hen from pullets plus
The red layer crossed with the banty rooster are ideally what I'd like to end up with. Smaller hens that are still decent layersIMG_5978.JPG
Ross' boys came through. Woohoo
First time hatching banty chicks They are soooooo tiny and cute
They look lovely, glad somebody had a great broody hatch, means there is hope for the rest of us. :)
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:32 am

Ontario Chick wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:28 am
Colleen Kinzie wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:36 pm
Presenting the new family
10 fertile eggs
10 lively chicks
8 were my little Cochin banty eggs
1 a barnyard mix hen
1 red layer hen from pullets plus
The red layer crossed with the banty rooster are ideally what I'd like to end up with. Smaller hens that are still decent layersIMG_5978.JPG
Ross' boys came through. Woohoo
First time hatching banty chicks They are soooooo tiny and cute
They look lovely, glad somebody had a great broody hatch, means there is hope for the rest of us. :)
Mama got off nest overnight at day 3. I had her locked into pen. I got worried so took 8 eggs and left her only two
Put them in incubator until day 18 when I discovered one hatched and dried so gave her back all eggs. All hatched even the ones I let her keep
Ps. Once I unlocked her pen and let her come and go as she pleased she stayed in the nest faithfully! She has a mind of her own and obviously knows more than me!!!!!
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:35 am

Two of the neater coloured chicks from the hatch
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by kenya » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:00 pm

Love those colours!!!
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Re: Bantam eggs hatching

Post by Ontario Chick » Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:44 pm

Oh my goodness the top one looks like it has a camouflage :)
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