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Chicken Brooder Day 1 (also known as day 23)

No more eggs have hatched or cracked or even peeped. We candled them and found two had not grown at all. We think the other two had grown because the egg was dark, like the chick was blocking the light. … Continue reading

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Day 22

I was informed, as I crawled from bed, that I needed to come see the chicks first thing. I went in to find all four fluffy yellow chicks up and walking around. Miracle proved to be just that, a miracle. … Continue reading

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Day 21 con.

Day 21 con. The 3rd chick started to push the top of the shell off seriously around 5:30pm. This was not the one DD#2 had peeled off some of the shell for, but the other one that had started cracking … Continue reading

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Chick Hatchery Days 18-21

Day 18   And wait. We did have to have the extra bowl of water out. The humidity was getting way to high, into the 80’s. The chicks can actually drown if the humidity gets to high. So much for … Continue reading

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Chicken Hatchery Days 14 & 15

Day 14 Egg mommy is out with friends sledding and “grandma” was left to egg sit. The egg babies are cozy in their incubator sitting right about 98 degrees. Day 15 There is a big snow storm on the way … Continue reading

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Chicken Hatchery Days 10-13

Day 10 Egg babies are doing well.   Day 11   Starting to feel like the end of the second trimester. We are used to having the eggs and keeping an eye on them but it seems like hatching day … Continue reading

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Day 9 continued

Day 9 continued. Yesterday  turned out to be exciting days. First we found out that we have all been exposed to whooping cough and several of my children are showing early signs. The fun never ends. Antibiotics for all in … Continue reading

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