Erm... Strange, but...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by equinehugger3, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. equinehugger3

    equinehugger3 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2010
  2. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

    Aug 4, 2011
    that is a smart idea!!! does it work?
  3. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2007
    Pell City, Alabama
    I would think it wouldn't work because of the difference in their normal body temps and our normal body already think I'm chicken crazy...this would seal the deal!!!!! [​IMG]
  4. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

    Aug 4, 2011
    lol:) hehehe
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    There's a thread on here somewhere about doing just this. Somebody carried an egg in their bra for 3 weeks and it hatched...
  6. fishman65

    fishman65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    flat rock
    it has been done before but i would assume it would be a HUGE inconveinence to the hatcher....just remember for 18-20 days your life includes an would be a major achievement but, it is only one egg!!!! Would it really be worth it???? and only certain circles you could brag about it..not exactly something you talk about to might just get a nickname like "THE CRAZY CHICKEN LADY"!!!!!!!!!! just saying...[​IMG][​IMG]..
    just be real carefull when you go to hug might not like the aftermath...
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011
  7. mommywoes

    mommywoes Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2011
    Quote:I suppose I'm a crazy egg lady because I have 2 hens that went broody and were sharing a clutch until they started to hatch... I lost 5 when the hens 'mothering' got the best of them. So I brought the one that seemed closet to hatching next inside and carried it around in my bra while making an incubator and picking up some supplies at Tractor supply. After I had a steady temperature going in the incubator I candled the egg to make sure it was still viable then put it and the rest of the eggs in. Yesterday morning one of the eggs had an external pip (not the one I carried in my bra incidentally...) we're still waiting for the chick to's already made a path around the egg completely it just needs to finish the job.

    When I'm determined by golly nothing is going to stop me from obtaining a goal... even something so simple as 2 hens fighting over the right to mother.
  8. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

    Aug 3, 2011
    Long Island, NY
    OK, time to fess up... I didn't carry the egg, I had an incubator load of eggs, and only one hatched. So my little polly spent the next few weeks in my bra. Has to be a sports bra, no pokey wires and such. There is just such an inviting warm spot to keep chicks inside there. I went to work, and all over with her in there. No tennis matches or anything like that. She grew up to be an amazing house chicken, and just recently died of cancer. Yes, it can be done.....
  9. Merryment

    Merryment Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2011
    Careful with the hugs. [​IMG]
  10. equinehugger3

    equinehugger3 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2010

    I so want to do this... I'm practically pretty much already the crazy animal lady, so why not? [​IMG]

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