I have a confession to make......

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Katy, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Ok....I must confess I caved. Couldn't handle the incubators not going anymore. Got some eggs from Jody, with some more on the way. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2008
  2. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    [evil laugh] Hahahaha, we all knew you'd buckle, just a matter of time. [/evil laugh] [​IMG]
  3. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Don't feel bad - I'm sure the enablers will feel they did their duty. I'm really tempted, but have put my bator in a big dark bag and hid it in the basement so I can't look at it. Of course, I'm on an egg waiting list for April already. Not to mention I have 13 chicks right now in a big dog crate waiting to go outside. [​IMG]
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] I'm still holding strong - well H is still saying NO to a bator................
  5. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Welcome to the Club. I had 5 hatch between yesterday and today. I am doing my first staggered hatch and I will not do this again. I got 5 out of 7 from this group the two died quite recently, one today without pipping. Good Luck with you hatch.
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It's all you guys' (and you know who you are!!) and my silkies fault!! All of my last chicks are outside in the coop now except for 6 little silkies that are still in my basement. If I didn't have to go down to take care of them and see those incubator setting empty and read about the eggs hatching for the rest of you I could have made it!! [​IMG]
  7. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I am interested to hear about this "more on the way" what kind are they?
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Some more blrw and hopefully some buff orps. My blue/black orps aren't coming till the end of february.
  9. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    We are going on vacation the last week in March and so I thought it would be best to wait until then, but it is REALLY hard not to hatch something. And I have only done it once. [​IMG]

    Did you get your BLRW from the same person as before?
  10. s6bee

    s6bee Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    I have no room to hatch and keep but I would LOVE to hatch and sell or give away, I just don't know enough folks to take them.....I would like to build an incubator. The kids would love doing it. Should I??? I think my husband would KILL me. God, who knew this chicken thing could be so addicting!

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