Monday, April 13, 2009

Make Something Monday #14

Make Something Monday

So I can't take sole credit for "making" these, but I did raise the parents from couple day old chicks, and I did do all the regulating of the incubator. Today is hatch day for our eggs in the incubator. Last night two eggs had little cracks in them, and this morning we have a chick! The other egg is cracked open more, and there is another egg with a crack. You can see the chicks inside the eggs moving and hear them peeping to each other. So looks like we have at least three chicks! We'll see what the day brings. (I hopped up to check the eggs right before posting this and another chick has pipped through its egg--so that's four!)

You can see in the picture that the chick is still all wet from being inside the egg. We will leave the chicks in the incubator which is nice and toasty warm to dry off and fluff up before we move them to their brooder. I'm going to set them up on their own for about a week until they are a little bigger and then try putting all the chicks in together since they are about a week or so apart in age.


Leasmom April 13, 2009 at 10:07 AM  


Diana of Diana Rambles April 13, 2009 at 10:10 AM  

How cute! Mine has to do with eggs too...but of a much different nature!

Rob April 13, 2009 at 5:00 PM  

Wow that is cool, I bet that is alot of work! Check out my Make it Monday at

ittybittyandpretty April 13, 2009 at 6:06 PM  

oh i am jealous, my children would be at me to get some if they saw this post.

Felicia April 13, 2009 at 9:00 PM  

Oh my goodness.. this is the most fascinating post ever!!!

Janet April 13, 2009 at 9:27 PM  

So cute! I might come see them after work tomorrow - I want to stalk your chickies!

Anonymous April 13, 2009 at 11:03 PM  

To cute! how nice of a hobby.I love all creatures, I mean dogs cats even them I would love.Oh and birds etc.All except lizards LOL.

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I am a thirty-something mother of two girls and a boy ranging from preschool to middle school. My husband and I keep working and reworking on our goal of raising our family healthier. Our house is a constant work under construction--adding on and remodeling. We're happy to have bought our property a few years ago, but as any homeowners know, owning a home just adds to your list of projects and chores because there's always improvements to be made and maintenance to be done. On our burgeoning homestead, we have chickens, guineas, a few goats, and our most recent additions-rabbits.
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