If you can't cook'em, smash'em.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jenjscott, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    My homemade incubator got way too hot last night. then too cold because I turned the light way down and it somehow went out, then too hot again. I figured I had cooked the chicks so I decided to candle a few. So what did I do but drop one and smash it on the floor. Like I didn't have enough trouble getting shipped eggs to hatch. Well, anyway, I got my answer. That little chick was still alive.....for a very short while. But at least maybe some of my other ones survived the roasting too.
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    [​IMG] What a bummer!

    I hope some of the eggs survived the heat for ya!

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