Got the Fever-Took the Plunge - Walked off the Edge

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Homegroanacres, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Homegroanacres

    Homegroanacres Chillin w/the Ice in my Glass

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    I can't believe I have just ordered an incubator [​IMG]

    There has to be place that a person can get a shot to
    protect themsevles from this cazyness!!

    It's not like I have the time to do this but here I go [​IMG]

    I'm sick with the fever, tried a cold shower, (seem to work
    when I was much younger [​IMG] ) but I gave in and walk of the
    edge.[​IMG]

    John
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2008
  2. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the insanity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. tntstanifer

    tntstanifer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are hatch-a-holic meetings in the chat room every 3rd Thursday of the month @ 2pm. [​IMG] J/K! I hope you weren't looking for any sympathy from all of us enablers!
     
  4. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to the 'group'....
    I know how you feel.
    I bought my first incubator a few weeks ago...
    then I took an even deeper plunge and bought some eggs from kritter11 off this site...
    And finally went I thought I seen the recue boats coming to pull me out of the water I bought another incubator...So now I have 2 going.....

    I don't think the insanity will ever end....

    Welcome aboard!!!!!

    Shawna
     
  5. Homegroanacres

    Homegroanacres Chillin w/the Ice in my Glass

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    Quote:lol Nope I sure was not looking for sympathy, I got just what I thought.

    Hey Bud, come over here and lets pass this bottle around! [​IMG]

    I'll vote for one of dem meetings your were talking about, OH I can't
    go I will be busy incubating! Sniff Sniff [​IMG]

    John
     
  6. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    And it never ends! Good luck w/ your new addiction and unfortunately you're in company w/ 9000 enablers.

    The nicest people walk are here to walk you through your first hatch, give advice on what not to do, and then try to sell you more eggs when you're done. And you know what? You buy them and start all over again.
     
  7. OzarkCountryGirl

    OzarkCountryGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So....what 'cha gonna put in that new bator there, huh? [​IMG]
     
  8. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:LMAO - yep.

    I'm just starting my hatch tonight and I was thinking I need some more barred rock hens so I can breed them to my buff orp. roo and get some sex links...

    But, you know, I'd like to have some Cochins, too...

    And the turner I'm getting on Friday will hold 47 eggs so I can get a dozen of BR, then a dozen of cochins, and OH, maybe ... [​IMG]

    Oh, sorry. Were you looking for help?
    [​IMG]
    Em
     
  9. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    Yup - I have the same problem. I started w/ silkies and I heard about frizzles and their in the incubator, then I found some sultans and they're coming in the mail and then I heard about sizzles and am trying to find those, then I bought a new incubator and since it was empty I needed eggs and a wonderful person sold me some silver sebright eggs and now I have another order of silkies and polish eggs on the way as well.

    Can you see where this is going........
     
  10. chickenlisa

    chickenlisa Invincible Summer

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    I'm there too- had duck eggs from my own ducks, so bought an incubator 3 weeks ago, then bought and traded some more eggs and they are in there, but had too many eggs, so bought a 2nd bator, but had so much extra space in it, that I bought more eggs, now have to either buy another bator, and wait til the 1st ones hatch, cause more eggs are coming in 1 1/2 weeks. Agh-does it end somewhere? It feels just like an uncontrollable addiction/obsession...whatever! I personally love the feeling though! Its so egg-citing!
    Lisa
     

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