here's a good "don't do" lesson

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shawnkfl, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. shawnkfl

    shawnkfl Songster

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    i had a chick pip out the wrong end. i decided that i didn't want to risk losing it, so i helped it. normally, i use tooth picks and slowly pick away the shell and membrane, just enough for the chick to work it out from there. i do this over my sink so i don't make too much of a mess. well, i dropped this one! right into the garbage disposal!! i squirreled my hand down in there to fish him out and he's now in the incubator. i really don't have much faith in him making it, but time will tell. poor thing came into the world the wrong way, then met me!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    We all make mistakes.

    Hang in there.
     
  3. Maryallison

    Maryallison Songster

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    I am thinking happy chicken thought for you! [​IMG]
     
  4. littlebowpeeps

    littlebowpeeps In the Brooder

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    oh no! Sounds like something I would do! I hope he's ok!
     
  5. Katy_didnot

    Katy_didnot Songster

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    Poor chickie, and poor you! Let us know how he does.
     
  6. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Songster

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] How is it doing and what breed? Sorry, im curious.
     
  7. chickpeaz

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    Oh, but think of the cute naming potential if he makes it.

    - The Insinkerator
    - Chopper
    - Grinder
    - Blade

    [​IMG] Sending good vibes for the lil' guy -- keep us posted!
     
  8. slewfoot100

    slewfoot100 In the Brooder

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    Your a good Momma...
     
  9. k2chickens

    k2chickens Songster

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    Quote:wow was that necessary? [​IMG]
     
  10. chickenbottom

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    we all make mistakes sometimes there bigger than others i hope he makes it and dont beat yourself up about it if he doesnt good luck and i do believe that one comment was just [​IMG] cant put words there so ill do with that lol
     

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