I dont know what to do about my interfered egg.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Southernbell, Dec 23, 2011.

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  1. Southernbell

    Southernbell Out Of The Brooder

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    my interfered egg, does'nt move anymore, unless I touch it. and I cant poke a hole FOR it, because everywhere I go to poke a hole has veins, and bleeds a tad when I poke....I know I should've never interfered with it in the first place, but the thing is, I KNOW that if it lives bec ause I helped it, it will think im gonna do everything for it, and wont be much of a very good laying hen, but thats not what I care about. This egg , Im only trying to save it because I know it WILL die w/out my help, and I still have 17 other eggs in my bator, but theres nothing happening withthem except they move once in a while....but I want this egg not for JUST eggs, I have chickens because they make great companions and friends, I'm homeschooled, so i dont hang around with friends all day, i hang around with dogs, cats, lizards, and chickens all day...these chiks mean something to me, and actually, I would love to have a chicken that wants everything done for it. Im scared that none of my eggs are gonna make it because i was too stupid and opened the bator too much, and messed with my interfered egg too much... [​IMG] AND, my mother thinks I'm a nincompoop! [​IMG] [​IMG] .....can someone please give me some helpful and encouraging advice? it would be greatly appreciated....and if you dont understand all of this, read my other posts. thanks
     
  2. indi

    indi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey don't worry! Your chick should be fine! And if she doesnt make it you can at least know you did the best you could! I hope all goes well with the rest of the eggs! Don't worry about your mum, mine hated the idea of having chickened but now she loves them (she says she doesn't but we all know that's not true! [​IMG] )
    Don't worry!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do you think it needs a hole poked for it? My best advice is to leave it alone to finish hatching without help [​IMG]
     
  4. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    I hope the chick and all your other eggs finish their hatch just fine.

    Assuming the chick survives and grows, it won't stop it from acting like a normal chicken when it grows. If it's a hen, an assisted hatch won't prevent it from laying.

    Good luck and speaking as a mom, I'm sure your mom doesn't feel that way.

    Deb
     
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  5. indi

    indi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  6. Southernbell

    Southernbell Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks indi! that means alot...and now that thwe egg has warmed up a bit, it has started moving a little more! And your right! thank God for chickens! [​IMG]
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Opening the incubator can cause temp and humidity issues that may affect your other eggs. Hard as it is, its best to leave the incubator closed until the hatch is over. Good luck!
     
  8. Southernbell

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    never too many chickens! I love em to death![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. Southernbell

    Southernbell Out Of The Brooder

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    quik question! what do you mean by "may have affected the other eggs"? how so, what was affected and what might be the consequence?
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  10. indi

    indi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea!! o_O

    But how long till they are due to hatch?? Sorry had to ask!!
     
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