Do you talk to your eggs while they are in the incubator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by addicted2chicks, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you talk to your eggs while they are in the incubator? New to all this chicken stuff and just wondering in those last few days before they hatch can they hear you or feel your vibrations from your talking? Like a mom talking to her unborn baby? Go ahead and [​IMG] laugh now as some of you roll your eyes [​IMG] at the newbie. lol
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2009
  2. vortec

    vortec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The only dumb question is the one that goes un asked...

    ...I think...

    lol, jk! But I really do not know the answer. I am going to get into hatching soon, so I am new to the idea too.

    vortec
     
  3. chickie_mama

    chickie_mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new too... but I so had a nice little chat with the eggs as I was putting them in the bator. Also talk to the little buggers when I candle too. I already love the little babies [​IMG]

    Yep, I'm a crazy chicken lady!!!!!
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    we hatched an egg in the oven once that got left behind inthe nest, and talked to it. It imprintrd to us like no other ever hdd, or has since, and I think it was the talking.
     
  5. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    I talk to everything, and if I was incubating eggs, I would talk to them too. Probably playing chicken music, or something like it, would soothe them also . . .something like "turkey in the straw" . . ."had a little chicken" . . .[​IMG]
     
  6. perrym1962

    perrym1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never talked to any myself, but what the heck why not if you want? May be a good thing.[​IMG]
     
  7. fowlmood

    fowlmood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course we talk to our eggs!! We crazy bird people are likely to talk to anything. Come on everybody, admit it, you talk to your eggs too. I know it's not just me. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Honestly I have no idea if it helps with the bonding issue, I tend to talk the entire time I'm doing chores. If the only thing around to listen to me is a few eggs then that's what I'll be talking to. I guess if it makes you feel good, go for it. It certainly wont do any harm to them. And no we wont laugh....too hard. [​IMG] Anyway, good luck with your hatch.
     
  8. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    theres medications for conditions like this.... [​IMG]
     
  9. fowlmood

    fowlmood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I'm perfectly happy with my condition. [​IMG] So are all the other people in my head! [​IMG]
     
  10. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    Hey... I admit I'm crazy most of the time... so I don't have a problem telling you that during first hatch, when I heard a peep, I peep-ed back. It was chicken-code for "Come on outta there"
     

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