I feel SO BAD! :(

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Savannah Poultry, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    Oh my gosh I feel awful! I did the DUMBEST thing! So I have this broody light sussex hen and she's on day 17. Well she does a really good job but she poops in the nest so I have to change the nesting material a lot. well I was changing it tonight and one of the six eggs that she's sitting on slipped out of my hands and fell on top of another egg!!! And it broke! [​IMG] [​IMG] I feel horrible. Luckily it only broke one but gosh I'm devistated!!!! So now she's only got 5 eggs. [​IMG] [​IMG] ugh
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think many of us have dropped an egg somewhere along the way. I dropped one once while candling and it broke my heart. I try to be so careful, but to err is human! Sympathies to you.[​IMG]
     
  3. judial8907

    judial8907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It happens I've done it too. Sorry though, did it have a baby in there?
     
  4. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    yeah [​IMG]
     
  5. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm sorry. [​IMG]
     
  6. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

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    I almost dropped one candleing too! I almost broke out in tears at the thought. It's gonna happen no matter how hard you try to be careful. [​IMG] I am sorry it happened to you.....but good luck with your other 5 babies. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. judial8907

    judial8907 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lost all my eggs in my bator today including one that was hatching today. The feeling stinks and I feel for ya believe me. When we set them we have no guarntees but are so hopeful, then we are so heartbroken when we loose them. Some people say "they are just chickens" but we know better especially when we have been waiting on pins and needles so long. [​IMG]
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  8. Rhondax6

    Rhondax6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwwww [​IMG] Try not to feel too badly, I'm sure mama has probably forgotten all about the missing egg. Good luck with the others!
     
  9. tia

    tia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Easy to do... I've almost done it several times. Don't be too hard on yourself . good luck with the others...
     
  10. Savannah Poultry

    Savannah Poultry The Source

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    Thanks Everyone! I'm feeling better today. I'm just looking forward to sunday when they hatch!! [​IMG]
     

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