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ACK! I Opened the Bator!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peepinglaura, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Songster

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    One chick managed to hang himself by the neck from a wire hanging from the top of the LG. He was screaming- I heard him from a different floor of the house. He wasn't freeing himself so I reached in and grabbed him. Hope I didn't screw up the rest of the hatch. Wah!
     

  2. happyhens

    happyhens Songster

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    Wow that definately is a good excuse to open the bator! I hope he's ok. Is there anyway you can fix the wire so no more chickies get hurt?
     
  3. bock

    bock Songster

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    I am sure you didn't ruin the hatch,just spray the bator with a squirt bottle.[​IMG]


    P.s don't stress, you just saved a life!!![​IMG]
     
  4. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Songster

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    I forgot about spraying- thanks! I can't fix the wire now, without chilling them, but I sure will before I set the next batch of eggs! It never occurred to me that this could happen. I wonder if other LG's have that wire hanging from the top? this chick is just crazy active. Her name is Lunachick.
     

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