I really ought to go to bed!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickintexas, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. chickintexas

    chickintexas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between checking on the eggs in the incubator, the chicks in the brooder, and the eggs under my broody...it's soooo hard to be able curl up into bed and call it a night. I might as well be a new mother to a human child! [​IMG]
     
  2. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know how you feel. My chicks started hatching out a day early and I am afraid I am going to be up and down all night long. The incubator is in my bedroom and I will most likely wake up every time somebody peeps.
     
  3. Louise's Country Closet

    Louise's Country Closet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't gotten to start up my incubators this year yet but I remember last summer!! I think I didn't sleep for a few months there! LOL
     
  4. Squishy

    Squishy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might as well be a new mother to a human child!

    Hehe! Isen't that the reason were doing it in the first place? When I start cooing over the teeny weeny wittle baby socks while just trying to find some new knickers, I say to myself "Hmmm... What kind of chicken/fish/hamster/dog/horse/peacock/little froggies, should I breed next?" [​IMG]
     
  5. Suechick

    Suechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup, count me in too. I just don't know how my chicks/eggs/chickens would survive if I left them alone. [​IMG]
    Sleep is over-rated right?
     
  6. corvidae

    corvidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Heh, sleep is clearly a design flaw. Why else would I be up at 3 am checking on my eggs (I have a pip!)?
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  7. txhomegrown

    txhomegrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set my eggs so that they would hatch on the days I am off from work. I figure that if I don't get much sleep the next couple of days so what!
    I can always catch up with my sleep when I get back to work. [​IMG]
     

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