A message from the fathers' waiting room:

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joebryant, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    My pregnant incubator is in labor.
    This morning three eggs have little holes punched in the top.
    Watch for your cigar in the mail!
  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    How wonderful!!! I will be pacing the hall way for you! [​IMG]
  3. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

  4. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    You better send one or i will send the Silkie mafia to collect.
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2009
  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    This was my boyfriends first hatch!

    I brought the egg in, looked like a complete egg with a tiny little pin-prick of a hole. I tapped it in front of him and it chirped! [​IMG]

    The smile that spread on his face was hilarious and just plain awesome!
  6. Robin L

    Robin L Songster

    Jun 12, 2008
    Anyone boiling water? [​IMG]

  7. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    One just now hatched. I'm pretty sure that it's a splash Orpington, but it might be a blue; it's still wet.
    There are eight more holes now.
  8. baldie

    baldie Songster

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Congrats on your hatch !! We can't wait for pics!! [​IMG]
  9. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    #2 is out now. It might be a blue.
    Edit: I think it might have come out too soon, or something. It seems to still be attached to the yolk in the shell. It is out of the shell except its rear is still in the large, bottom part of the shell. I hope it survives, but it ain't lookin' good.
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2009
  10. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    start running around yelling, "Towels! And hot water, lots of hot water! Where are those towels!"

    also, if you could faint once or twice, it makes for more realistic delivery.


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