Electric went out, BUT LOOK WHO's HERE!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dragonlili, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. dragonlili

    dragonlili Songster

    May 26, 2007
    N Middle TN

    My electric went out for 2.5 hours on Tuesday. After the first 3 eggs had pipped. Luckily it was around 100 degrees outside, so there I was, carring the incubator around, tryng to get it to mainatin heat. Our electric has never gone out for more than 5 minutes since we lived here. And my hatch rates have never been anything spectacular. But so far we have 4 babies and one more pipping out of 6. I guess using homegrown eggs really does make a difference. I'm just so glad we were able to make it through the brown-out. The school even closed. Anyone need a few buff bantam cochins? Looks like I'm going to have a few morer than I anticipated!!
  2. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Songster

    Jun 13, 2007
    Casa Grande, AZ
    So cute!!!! I, too, am having babies hatch. I had 32 eggs in the bator. 2 hatched yesterday, 1 already hatched today and 3 more have pipped! It's so exciting! Congrats!
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    YAY! How exciting! I want some buff chicks!

    Hatching your own eggs is spectacular! I've had 100% hatches from my own eggs for all 4 settings of eggs this year!
  4. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    [​IMG] Grats on the babies [​IMG]

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