Tuesday, March 31, 2009

CHICKY #1 HATCHES!!!!

As of this morning, 31-MAR I have one happy, healthy, chicky baby from Chickenaddict's donated eggs! S/he looks to be cochin/serama mix, little tiny yellow thing, with lightly feathered legs, and "smudges" of grey. Quietest chick I've ever had, too! I kept waiting to hear "peep! peep! peep!" and never heard a sound!I have one chick who has pipped a decent size hole, but seems to be exhausted. There are 3 other eggs in the hatcher that may or may not hatch. I left them in the hatcher this morning, because, quite frankly, letting a chick hatch on my person is rather itchy and dirty... plus the determined little chick was trying to hatch out through my sternum, no matter that I kept rotating the hole to face "outward". If I was at home, where I could monitor and clean up it might be a little different, but at work is a different story.

5 comments:

  1. Wow! You really did it! Am I going to see this on the news as one of those weird stories of the day?

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  2. Congratulations!!!!! I am so happy this worked :)

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  3. I just can't believe it worked. Good job!!

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  4. Wow! I'm only a week along and I'm all inspired now!

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