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

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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