I am so mad at Janie Marie!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by The Sheriff, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    The "R's" she wrote on my eggs (BLR) look just like pips! I keep seeing one, jumping up and running around the other side of my desk with a flashlight, only to see a penciled "R". This is beyond cruel, I'll tell you! [​IMG] But on the bright side, hubby's going to come in soon and ask if I want to go for a walk and I can say "Are you kidding me, look at all the pips I have!" [​IMG]

    You be the judge:

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  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    It looks like an 'R' to me. But, I do know what you mean about eyes/mind playing tricks on you! I see pips that aren't there too, and think I hear them crack the shells if I turn away from the bator! Then I check again...and nothing [​IMG] It's TORTURE!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's DEFINITELY a pip...you'd better check again or you'll miss the whole thing!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The Warden,

    You know the day is going to come that you are going to think oh that's just the R but it will be a real pip that time. [​IMG]
     
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  5. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, like right now. What about this one, Pip or "R"?
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    RRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR! [​IMG] And, I am wearing out my carpet. [​IMG] Hmmm, wonder if I should add my name to the most Neurotic Hatcher's Poll? [​IMG]
     
  6. Orphy

    Orphy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is the R for?
     
  7. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:BLR=Blue Laced Red (Wyandotte) The seller, sweet little Janie Marie [​IMG] wrote "BLR" on the eggs so I would be able to tell them apart from the blue eggs I have in there with them! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Ban seabhag

    Ban seabhag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay - I see what you mean. A cruel thing to a frazzled watcher!
     
  9. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Hahaha, it does make it really hard to tell! How irritating!

    I feel slightly sad, I haven't even seen a pip yet even though I keep checking the eggs under my broody. I check the eggs for pips and don't find any, and then I lift up the hen at one point and a chick falls out of her feathers! Oh well, I'm sure I'll see one once I get into using the incubator.
     
  10. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Janie Marie, you know I love ya more'n my luggage! [​IMG]
     

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