BRA incubator!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nurse_turtle, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. Chicken Crazy12

    Chicken Crazy12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Hats off to you. It takes dedication for sure. I'll check back in from time to time to see how this is coming along.[​IMG]
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Quote:I slept on my belly right up to the night before each of my full-term children were born....[​IMG]

    Really? Hows is that even possible? Are you tall with lots of room in there? I am only 5'3 and very short waisted, so my belly was straight OUT. lol. I also had 9+ lb babies, so that might have had something to do with it. People always insisted I must be having twins. Very RUDE!

    I dunno - I just did. No, neither tall nor large. I'm about 5'3 3/4 and my pre-pregnancy weight was about 100lb so its not like there was a ton of room. I remember I used to slide one hand under whichever hip was closest to the mattress, and that half inch or so made the difference between being comfortable and uncomfortable. Somehow it just worked for babies weren't as large as yours though so maybe that's the difference - they were about 7 1/2lb at birth.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Seems like someone did this two year ago.

    Don't remember what happened. BUT I do think that the thread ended up closed.

    You may want to edit what your partner said or I can almost guarantee you the thread will end up closed.
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    Okay, the night went well except I kept having dreams about waking up and finding the egg smashed/cracked/broken. In one dream the yolk was left in half the shell and I could see that it was fertile. I remember thinking in my dream how I was going to have to come on here and tell you good folks how my adventure was over already. Dreams are so funny that way.
    All went well and the egg stayed in place. I do toss and turn a lot, so egg turning was certainly no concern. You guys are the best! I feel a little less "abnormal" with all the support.[​IMG]
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    So I wanted to take a long hot bath. I asked my partner if she would "babysit" the egg. By "babysit", I meant for her to incubate while I took my bath. She looked at me in silence and blinked hard. Okay, no babysitter. I heated up a towel with the hairdryer and tucked the egg inside the folded towel. After all, it was only about 30 minutes. It's tucked back in for the night.
  6. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2011
    Georgetown, KY
    lol I can see me asking my GF to stuff an egg in her bra while i took a shower. Im anxious to see if baby bra hatches
  7. Bianca67

    Bianca67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2011
    Cedar Springs, MI
    Love the idea, hope it works! [​IMG][​IMG]
  8. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 2, 2011
    Madison, CT
    If you end up having success, i'm so attempting this!
    good luck! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  9. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 6, 2011
    New Mexico
    I'm amazed, I'm spellbound....I was thinking about whether this would work the other day, so I'm thrilled that someone else's brain shows the same "warpage". Maybe it's working in medicine for a long time.... [​IMG] I was looking at my incubator and wondering if just sticking some in my bra would be less fuss!! [​IMG]
    Now, practically speaking, how do you duplicate lockdown/increased humidity of an incubator - or do you put the egg in a 'bator at lockdown time?...or is that really a necessity?
  10. knotty

    knotty Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 24, 2011
    I'm sure glad this thread was here today. During the hatching I had to remove one of the other eggs from the incubator to make room for the hatchling. I told my wife about this thread and asked her if she would baby sit my egg for a couple of hours. [​IMG] She agreed.
    It was sure a lot easier than where I was thinking of trying to keep it warm on my own body. [​IMG]

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