Are these eggs viable? They hatched!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by draftiemama, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. draftiemama

    draftiemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My peahen sat on her eggs for 3 nights. Last night she abandoned the nest and flew up in the trees to sleep with her peacock boyfriends (bad mommy) the eggs were outside in 50 degree weather with a very slight drizzle.

    My question is, is it worth it for me to go buy an incubator? Or ar the eggs duds now?

    Thanks in advance.
     
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2008
  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    It s always worth a shot!!! The only thing you will be losing is a little electricity and time. Go for it.
     
  3. draftiemama

    draftiemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes well, (I hate to admit this) I don't have an incubator, so there's no sense in me purchasing one if the eggs won't hatch.
     
  4. draftiemama

    draftiemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update

    I bought an incubator and the eggs are hatching so they eggs were viable![​IMG] Just waiting for a few more to hatch.

    Picture from last night.

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  5. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, Peachicks are so cute! Congrats!
     
  6. ncgnance

    ncgnance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How Sweet! I'm gonna try hatching some keets later this summer. Congratulations!!!
     
  7. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you may want to put some marbles or rocks in the water. The babies could drown and that would be really sad.
     
  8. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    My they are cute
     
  9. twzlrwho

    twzlrwho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my goodness look at thase babies!!! Congrats they are beautiful.
     
  10. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chick hatching today from an egg I found in the 30's, almost frozen. So yeah cold doesn't necessarily kill them...
     

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