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Day one and already a disaster

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Flawedatdesign, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chirping

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    Homemade incubator running like a champ. After I replaced the light bulb. Forgot to tell better half not to turn them and when she did did it to fast and dumped a few eggs cracking 3 of them. Already I see how this is gonna go.
     

  2. hlf1996

    hlf1996 Songster

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    Sorry [​IMG] Good luck with the rest of your hatch! Hopefully you will have tons of little fuzzy butts to show off to us [​IMG]
     
  3. KKatknap

    KKatknap Songster

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    Congrats on the homemade bator! Sorry about the "help" problems. I'm sure she meant well. [​IMG]
     
  4. aubreynoramarie

    aubreynoramarie designated lawn flamingo

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    Aww! Try not to be too mad, I'm sure she feels badly!
     
  5. florasbell

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    my daughter did the same to mine on day one

    i had eggs balanced everywhere in my home made bator and she came alone and tilted the shelfs and 6 fell off i was not happy but thankfully none where cracked and they are happy developing in there now nearing day 3 but i have made them more secure incase she does it again lol

    sorry to hear of your cracked ones could you fix any or where they scrambled ?
     
  6. Fuffy

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    Someone on another thread taped up a cracked egg and got a healthy chickie. [​IMG]

    Think she was pretty sure the membrane was undamaged.[​IMG]

    Good luck![​IMG]
     
  7. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chirping

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    Well I was at work so I didn't know what was going on. The good thing is I can replace the three today [​IMG] (Atleast I hope).

    I didn't get mad lol it's going to happen. I have the hens so eggs aren't a problem. This is also why I'm doing a test run before I buy hatching eggs or try to hatch a more expensive breed egg [​IMG] .

    I'm using this practice to get it down for next spring.
     

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