Bianca is two days overdue

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Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Farrier1987 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:43 am

So I set Bianca the 27th June, a Tuesday. Should have hatched Monday or Tuesday. Been checking under her the last few days. Six eggs, nothing happening. Took each egg and shook it a little by my ear, no peeping answer. One was sloshing, so I pitched it. This morning, I checked again, and there is one hatched, the other four, still nothing, but we will see what we get by tomorrow.

I like it when Bianca has chicks, she is one of my fiercest mothers, flies in the face of horses, goats, dogs etc if they come too close. Will update in a day or so, with pics.
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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Happy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:55 am

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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by ross » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:04 am

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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Farrier1987 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:11 pm

Update
Just had a quick feel. Two more egg shells so she has at least three, but can only find one egg, so maybe four. Looked at the last egg and it is pipping.
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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Happy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:21 pm

Yay Bianca! She's that gorgeous blonde isn't she? Lol
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Post by Farrier1987 » Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:11 pm

Bianca in action last summer.
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Bianca defends her chicks from a frisbeed hat
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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Farrier1987 » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:29 pm

OK, she is in the recovery room, mother and babies doing well. The final count is four. And she is such a good mom. And, about the video, I never do that really, but had visitors that wanted to see what a mother hen would do aroused. So anyone wanting to scold me for it, you are right, and I don't do that on a general basis.

As promised, pictures.
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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:33 pm

Bianca your babies are lovely, congratulations.
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Post by kenya » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:37 pm

Beauties!
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Re: Bianca is two days overdue

Post by windwalkingwolf » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:58 pm

Awesome, congratulations!
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