Broody's fertile egg :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by moodusnewchick, May 16, 2009.

  1. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Songster

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    I'm so sad!! I opened the door of my coop to collect fresh eggs...i've got three confirmed broodies sitting right by the door (of course). An egg fell!!! I'm so sad 'cause i feel like i aborted a baby...well, you know what i mean. It was actually developing features! This is my first time allowing the girls to go broody, so i guess i can take hope in knowing that some of those eggs just might hatch [​IMG]

    I know, i know. i need a better set up for the broody area.
     
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  2. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    [​IMG] awwwww! it happens!

    yes, set up their own little area, so no one can get to them but themselves! [​IMG]
     
  3. moodusnewchick

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    do you think i can move the ladies and have the babes still be ok? the ladies are so pissy during this broodiness!!
     
  4. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    Quote:oh yes. do it at night. broodys are all talk! LOL. she wont see you coming, just grab her but you may wanna wear gloves if she trys to peck you.
     

  5. chellebyerly

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    I know how you feel. I dropped an egg I was candeling the other day....

    of course my 4 year old saw it, adn rubbed it in all day. Matter of fact, she is still telling eveyrone that I killed a baby chick.... The little wench.
     
  6. moodusnewchick

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    thank you so much. i feel better after your sharing. thank goodness i don't have a little one rubbing it in!!



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