EGG in my BRA is CHEEPING!!!!! Pic Update post #126

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mrshollywood, May 31, 2011.

  1. Mrshollywood

    Mrshollywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I know this is the only place I could post this and share what is going on at my house the last 24 hours!

    I had 5 eggs under my first time broody hen Jill and after 4 hatched she was off the nest and tending to them. I felt bad for the left over egg since it was cold. It was one that I could see in and there is a chick in it. I put it in my bra all day yesterday to keep it warm. Then put it out under her last night while she was sleeping. In the morning she was off the nest again with chicks and the egg had pipped over night!!!!!

    So..... I put it back in my bra and off to work I went [​IMG] About an hour ago it started CHEEPING!!!!! It is alive and I can see it in the little hole moving around! I hope it is ok the rest of the work day and then I can sneak it back under her tonight to finish hatching!!

    Has anyone ever done with before, or have I completely lost my mind LOL!!!!!
    I just couldn't let it die since it was a day behind the others!
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2011
  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is the best story EVER. I've never done that! How did you keep from smooshing it? With my luck, I would have forgotten was there. [​IMG]
     
  3. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard of people doing this. You guys are amazing. Hope all goes well (and that someone with actual experience will give you greater insight).

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  4. llaaadyel

    llaaadyel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is absolutely the best story of the day. Please please keep us up to date on this one and pics when he/she hatches.
     
  5. Katydid2011

    Katydid2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd give you a hug for doing what you've done but I wouldn't want to risk smashing the egg! [​IMG]
     
  6. suburbanite

    suburbanite Out Of The Brooder

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    now if I did that everyone would look at me like I was insane

    not too many guys wear bras
     
  7. Buugette

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    Pics please...

    Good for you... you saved that baby... and I hope mommy is happy when it hatches out tonight.

    Best of luck and keep us informed.

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  8. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  9. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There was a lady on here that had done it too and hatched the chick successfully - the name she gave it was great - it is possible - hopefully she will see this and help you -
     
  10. Sheepy

    Sheepy Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol
     

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