Biggest idiot: never plugged in the turned! >_<

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Love2read, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Love2read

    Love2read Out Of The Brooder

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    Soooo...my eggs are due to hatch in 3 days and I went to remove them from the turner and when I went to unplug it I realized IT WAS NEVER PLUGGED IN AT ALL!!! AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! *cry*

    I put the eggs in right before leaving town for about a week(hubby was there to keep an eye on them) and I must have had the world's biggest brain fart and forgotten to plug the turned in after getting them all situated. How I managed to never notice all this time? I have no idea! I guess it never really occurred to me that I would be THAT stupid. *sigh*

    Anyways...I checked the eggs at day 10 and there were 11 fertile ones and when I pulled them out of the turned today some were wiggling, so there are definitely chicks in there. Is there any chance they might actually hatch?!

    I feel seriously stupid. :(
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yes, there's always a chance. It is not the most ideal situation, but it's not a bona fide fail either. A lot of times eggs/chicks can overcome the most un-ideal (if it's not a word, it is now,) situations and not only survive, but thrive. Just because something can happen and may even have a higher probability of happening doesn't mean it will. WIll keep fingers crossed [​IMG] that you see some healthy chicks despite the mistake.
     
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    Love2read Out Of The Brooder

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    One has pipped! Yippee!!!
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yay!
     

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