Hatching comment

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by seminolewind, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I have one comment. Hatching under a chicken is a whole lot easier than in the incubator. Hens are so good!
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Amen! [​IMG]
     
  3. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree and most hens dont bite their nails! [​IMG]
     
  4. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    My first batch of hatched-at-home eggs are now in the hatcher. I'm nervous. What if the temp went crazy while I wasn't watching? What if the humidity was wrong? What if the breeder wasn't careful with their diets? What am I going to do with sick or deformed babies?

    Why do I have to have such anxiety??? [​IMG]
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Quote:Can you borrow a broody from someone? LOL
    If you get sick or deformed babies, deal with it then. Having anxiety over it now isn't going to change anything at all. Just wasted energy. Chances are your chicks will be fine. Oh yea, compare the number of posts about sick or deformed chicks to the number of members here. It is probably just a small percentage.
     
  6. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Thank you seminolewind.
     
  7. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I'm beginning to think that broodies have magical hatching powers.
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    100% agree!
     
  9. 2manyhats

    2manyhats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I so agree. My first 2 hatches have been horrible. I so hope the next three this coming weekend will go better [​IMG]
     
  10. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love for one of my hens to go broody. I don't think there is nothing sweeter than watching a mama hen take care of her babies. I would love to experience it one day.

    Enjoy the miracles of life! [​IMG]
     

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