eggs got here safe, all's good. The hen sat right on them when I removed
her from the nesting box." -Rose, Yadkinville, NC
This red hen
hatched this Dominique chick. A broody hen is better than an incubator.
Hens are great mothers. From Ashley in North Carolina.
are quite excited to raise these Dominique chicks. We have a 4-year-old
gold lace Wyandotte who is ready for the task!" -Karen and Neal, Bellingham,
a picture of "Friendly" the Brabanter hen. She is broody. Those are Dominque
chicks with her that she hatched. She decided to sit on the eggs of other
hens. Friendly and her chicks are happy together. She is a very good mother.
had one of your eggs to hatch and it's a rooster. We named him Bubba. I
have attached a picture of Pearl and both of them together. She is a very
good Mom and Bubba is learning things everyday." -Lisa, East Bend, North
Orpington from Maine hatched these 2 Dominique chicks. She doesn't care
they are a different breed.
of the twelve Dominique Standard and Dominique Bantams hatched, and they
are all bright and chirpy! They are so energetic and beautiful." -Sybil, Emeryville, California
These photos of an Ameraucana hen and her Dom chicks are from Sybil.
is a picture of mom (Tweets). We are having way too much fun with our new
chicks Maggie and Greta." -Susanne, San Rafael, California
These photos are from Susanne.
These 2 photos of 2 Banty hens that hatched my Dominique eggs is
from Jim and Loree in Westminster, South Carolina. I love how 1 chick is on the back of a hen.
These 3 photos of Dominique chicks with Dutchy the hen are from Kristi in
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
"Here is a picture of Rhody, a Rhode Island Red hen, with her 3 weeks old chicks. Some of them are already under mama's wings as they are getting ready for bed." -Nosi, Lutherville, Maryland.
The 11 chicks are Dominique standards and Broody Bantams.
I have a broody hen (Buff Orpington). I thought she would do the incubating."
Then 3 weeks later: "We have success! Our broody hen's Dominique eggs
have hatched today!" -Vivain, Fletcher, North Carolina
This photo of Dom chicks with a reluctant hen is from Vivian.
have 3 Rhode Island White/White Rock hens that just went broody and 1 that
is setting eggs for a friend. I have an incubator but prefer for hens to
hatch my eggs. Plan to hatch my eggs under one of these hens. Looking forward
to my hatch and will send pictures when chicks arrive." -Anna, Perry,
The first photo is a turkey named Coco who is getting ready to hatch
some Dominique chicken eggs! The turkey belongs to Tara and Callie in Kernersville,
The second photo is 21 days later and success! Dominique chicks hatched
by a turkey! The third photo is turkey mom with her older chicks.
recommend that you watch the PBS Nature show: "My Life as A Turkey".
A true story. A man in Florida raised wild turkeys from eggs and then lived
with them. It is about the love of birds.
It shows how aware and intelligent turkeys are. He learned their communication
sounds and became one of them. It is also a book "Illumination in the
Flatwoods: A Season with the Wild Turkey" by Joe Hutto.
Great for all bird lovers.
and availability of Dominique hatching eggs.