Egg Hatching Anonymous

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sonjab314, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    I CAN'T STOP! I recently bought a bator and then I bought another (better) one. I've got 18 eggs due to hatch on the 4th and I have 10 duck eggs due to hatch on the 15th. There was a lady on Craigslist that was willing to loan her bator to a stranger and allow them to hatch eggs, some for them and a few for her. I contacted her and offered to hatch for her, not wanting any more chicks but told her I'd happily hatch some for her in my bator. She has a new grandchild 3 hours from here and she doesnt have time to incubate due to running back and forth. She will be dropping the eggs off tomorrow morning. And as if this wasn't enough, I bought 6+ Blue Splash Cochin eggs that will be here next week. I don't have any Cochin nor do I have any splash chickens so this is a treat for me. But my question is will the madness stop? I'm still looking for eggs to incubate [​IMG] . I plan on selling most of the chicks and some of the ducks that I'm hatching. Do other hatchers go through this? How long does it last? It's almost like OCD. HELP [​IMG]
     
  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Hmmm, maybe there is a 12 step program for chick-a-holics??? [​IMG]
     
  3. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    You have been infected by the C. hatchaholis permanensius virus! It's incurable! [​IMG]
     
  4. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweet Home Alabama!!
    Hi Im Dena, I have a Hatching problem!
    My other problem is I DONT WANNA SELL THEM AFTER THEY HATCH!
    MINE! MINE! MINE!

    I think my Bator was empty for a full week before my Turkey started laying again and well I HAD to hatch those and if I have Turkeys in there I may as well fill it up with Easter Eggers and Silkies and My friend gave me some RIR eggs since I HAD ROOM and then I might as well put this weeks Polish in and I Just LOVE these dark Marans eggs so Id rather hatch them than eat them....so NOW ITS ALL FULL AGAIN!

    HELP!
     
  5. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    WAIT!!! I figured it out. I'm just breaking in my new bator [​IMG] (yea right)
     
  6. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Yea, that's the ticket! And, I can quit any time I want to![​IMG]
     
  7. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    But I don't want to, and I don't want you too, either! More pics of beautiful fuzzy butts!
     
  8. crazy chook

    crazy chook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same disease, I can't stop hatching them and i have real trouble selling them - I don't want to! [​IMG]
    And the poor people who come to pick up their 6 weeks old chicks get the 'make sure you lock them up at night' 'they need lots of room to run around' etc etc...

    I have even got the kids hooked telling Dad, 'Can we keep them' 'Can we keep them' [​IMG]

    Oh I am soo Hooked...[​IMG]
     
  9. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Maybe before I sell my chicks I should have the "adoptee parents" fill out an application [​IMG] . "Excuse me but I need your yearly income on line 5 and be sure you leave me with at least 5 alternative contact numbers"
     
  10. denasfarm

    denasfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sweet Home Alabama!!
    I am horrible about picking families for MY birdies! AND DONT EVEN call and tell me your dog ate the last batch and you want some more!
    I take names and you WONT EVER get another one of my babies!
    I spent 21 days hovering over a styrofoam box, Candeling and hand turning, hours staring at them hatching and helping them push mentally.
    THESE ARE MINE!

    This is Also why my hubby WILL NOT let me breed the dog again. I cried and panicked every time the phone rang cause someone wanted MY BABIES!

    So now I am a chicken hoarder...You will see me on TLC one day!
     

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