Help! I'm a hatchaholic!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by equine chick, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
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    So here I am with 77 eggs in 2 incubators. I just bought another 12 eggs on jersey giants and 12 on marans. My dd says this is my crack! I swear there will be no more egg buying this year! I have a new hovabator on the way from cutler so I'll be okay there but I think this is so awesome but this has to stop. Anybody with me with this addiction. The jerseys and marans are being shipped this week. I swear this is it!
     
  2. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck with not buying anymore I swear this is the most addicting thing that I have done and can hardly stop. Hope you have a good hatch
     
  3. championny

    championny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I said, until I bid on some goose eggs. i was glad I someone out bid though. [​IMG]

    However, I think after my goose and Welsummers hatch, I am going to do my Delawares again. That depends on how many I can get out of this batch that won't pip!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    So here I am with 77 eggs in 2 incubators. I just bought another 12 eggs on jersey giants and 12 on marans. My dd says this is my crack! I swear there will be no more egg buying this year! I have a new hovabator on the way from cutler so I'll be okay there but I think this is so awesome but this has to stop. Anybody with me with this addiction. The jerseys and marans are being shipped this week. I swear this is it!

    So, what makes you think you have a problem? I see nothing wrong here. [​IMG]
     
  5. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Cyn I am scratching my head too. Guess I am a little confused by this post. I've got 2 bators full and 2 orders of duck eggs on the way this week. I don't think I have a problem, do I???? [​IMG]
     
  6. Meesh

    Meesh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummmm. New 'bator on the way and you are going to stop hatching? [​IMG]

    Send that 'bator to me and I'll keep it safe for you. You're welcome. [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Cheers,
    Michelle
     
  7. Myst4

    Myst4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am also addicted..it's all I think about.I have only 15 eggs in my bator(had 20 but removed 5 unfertile ones), but wish I could hatch all of the eggs my hens lay(about 12-15 a day)...but only have 1 bator(so far? hmmmm).I want to hatch any egg I see. This is my first time hatching,and I feel like I am expecting another baby(even though I am done having human babies,4 is enough) but not enough in the eggs department...I want more!!!! Every day I collect my eggs and put them in the fridge, I have the thought of " there's a lil' baby chick in there" and it breaks my heart that I can't put any more in my bator and haven't got anything else to put them in to hatch them. {{{{sigh}}}}} All of those lil' chickies...lost...gone...not having a chance at life..[​IMG]
     
  8. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    My husband started suggesting I turn to cocaine...it might be less expensive than my chick-habit! [​IMG]

    But I'm with Cyn... I don't see a problem here! LOL!
     
  9. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I have made it to step one of the 12 step program. I think though it will take me a while to stop.
    1. Recognizing the addiction and telling everyone you have a addiction
    "HELLO, MY NAME IS EQUINE CHICK AND i AM A HATCHAHOLIC!!!" You know there is actually a yahoo group called hatchaholics. LOL I thought about joining but I think they would just add to my wonderful addiction.
     
  10. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I've had a missing americauna for the last 5 days or so. we would catch her and found her back out the next day. Well I found her in one of our hay sheds today cuddled with 9 blue americauna eggs. So I don't know when she started incubating so I guess I will start counting today. How cool! Now the chickens are feeding my addiction!
     

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