Can I ask for good vibes?? The story of Lady's Legacy...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DarkUnicorn, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. DarkUnicorn

    DarkUnicorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You remember I took in a hen 2 weeks ago....

    We named her Lady. She was sweet and even my Mom liked her.

    Then a dog snuck in and got her :mad:. Kids now have permission to shoot any animal in the flank with the pellet guns they have. Until now they have only been allowed to shoot at the targets.....

    Well she did lay two eggs before the [email protected]*m Dog got her.... I used one for brownies and it had the Bull's Eye.... :eek:

    The other egg had just been laid the day before and promptly was pulled from the fridge!!! That was last Sunday the 8th

    I had been reading Mrs Prissy's incubators posts... BUt is was too late to get parts....

    I grabbed my thermometer and cranked the heat up on the electric blanket in my bed, It got up too 99-100..... I slept with that last egg for 4 nites [​IMG] while getting the homemade incubator working and right.

    I candled on nite 4 just to see.. I saw that spider inside!!!

    It's been in the incubator and I've been watching i like a hawk just to be sure the temps and humidity is right.

    I candled this morning and you can see it moving....

    I have my fingers crossed, so do my kids. I do keep reminding them that things can still go wrong..... But I can say this is one persistant little egg, What a rough start!
     
  2. s6bee

    s6bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    So when's the due date??
     
  3. DarkUnicorn

    DarkUnicorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing between June 29th to July 2nd....

    I just want to Suprise the boys!!!! They were so upset! They will be in Florida the week "Chance" is due to arrive....
     
  4. mamaboyd

    mamaboyd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sending good vibes your way!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Great name and a very clever way to keep the egg warm - I would have never thought of that!

    Keep the board posted!
     
  6. sred98

    sred98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Oklahoma
    OMG! I can't believe you thought of that! That is amazing! You will definitely have to keep us all posted. I love stories like this! I am subscribing to this post, so I can be updated! LOL!

    Shelly
     
  7. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Sending you vibes for a healthy little chick to hatch from that miracle egg of yours [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. DarkUnicorn

    DarkUnicorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is sleeping in the bed cranked up all the way was... WARM [​IMG]

    I was comfy in the heat wave last Monday and Tuesday... I was Cold on Wed and Thurs, the kids I drive on the school bus though I was nuts.... I had the heat on! [​IMG]
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You positively can have good vibes your away! Nice save! Yayyy for you! [​IMG]
     
  10. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck!! I can't wait to hear how this turns out. [​IMG]
     

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