i killed an egg!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by IWantATurbo, May 6, 2011.

  1. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Songster

    May 19, 2010
    Casper wy
    not on purpose!! i tried candling some pheasant eggs. day 6 could not see any thing!!! but one of the eggs i picked up was cracked pretty bad so i thought it was junk. IT WAS NOT!!! very hard to brake in to. and it had its veins and you could even see it heart beat! i was a little sad that i killed it but it was very cool to see!!

    this is the fist eggs i have tried to hatch and they are growing!!

  2. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Songster

    Mar 6, 2011
    Titusville, Fl.
    Quote:Don't feel bad.. [​IMG] It happens.. I just had me second hatch last weekend and I was down to the last few eggs, sure they were done. No peeping or rocking.. I took one out to slightly open it and CRUSHED the egg.. bleeding and peeping! [​IMG]

    I ended up having to help the little thing out and he's still not 100% but he's alive.. for now. [​IMG] Everyone makes mistakes. Forgive yourself.
  3. ThaJuicyJuice

    ThaJuicyJuice Songster

    Feb 3, 2011
    Yeah, it's not worth breaking down about it. Your going to have similar experiences. My first hatch didn't go so well so I cracked them open on day 26 and one was still alive... it died shortly after. The second time, I hatched quail chicks. I took them outside after a week and they freaked out and I accidently stepped on one without even knowing. It was dead.... So ya live and learn. Each experience is a learning opportunity. Good Luck
  4. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Songster

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Oh dear, please don't feel bad!

    I've got a broody that I have to kick off the nest daily to do her business and get some food and water. A couple
    days ago I picked her up off the nest, started walking towards the 'run', and I hear a "SPLAT!" Looked back and
    she had an egg tucked under her wing, and when I got 2 feet away from the 'coop' part of the enclosure, it fell. [​IMG]
    I looked at it, and the little one already looked like a chick, but was as tiny as a dime. It happens.

    Last edited: May 6, 2011
  5. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Songster

    May 19, 2010
    Casper wy
    oh im fine with it but thats one less i have now!!! LOL

    it was cool to see im doing it right!! LOL
  6. mulia24

    mulia24 Songster

    ups.. no one is perfect...

    sometimes we make mistake and from the mistake we learn not to repeat it again.. (although sometime we did repeat it again. [​IMG] )

    I hope the other are doing well. [​IMG]

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