I'M IN SHOCK (PIPS)!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lickskillet, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

    Jan 16, 2009
    I CAN'T believe we have pippage much less LIVE eggs!!! We still have no power at home! The kids, hubby and I are at my parents, we thought for sure the eggs were dead. We drove with the eggs on day 18 wrapped in a beach towell with my 2 year old daughters sports bottle filled with the hottest water we could boil on our wood stove, from Shepherdsville to Louisville on a drive that normally takes 20 minutes but actually took 2 hours this time. But before that we had been without power for 6 hours! THEN it took FOREVER to regulate the temps and humidity again in the bator. I don't EVER want to go through an ice storm again!!! We are soooo under stress with whats going on because of the storm, that this has just been a ray of sunshine and we are sooo excited to find out what we might see in the morning!! Thanks for listening!! Jennifer [​IMG]
  2. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Oh Jennifer, what wonderful news! [​IMG]
    Sending best wishes for new fuzzy butts tomorrow morning! [​IMG]
  3. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    What great news and a wonderful surprise! Congratulations!
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Miracles never cease!
  5. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    Portage County, Ohio
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    What wonderful news in a crummy week!!
  6. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Great news. I am so happy for you
  7. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I hope you get your electric on soon! I was going through the same thing we lost power on tuesday and didnt get it back on till friday. My shipped eggs arrived the same time the power went out I am not sure they will hatch at all because I just got to put them to incubate yesterday so i will be candling tuesday to see if anything is growing inside them. Good luck and I hope this turns out well for you it sure would be a great gift in such a terrible time for everyone!!!
  8. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    That's great news! [​IMG]

    I hope they'll turn out fine!

    I know the cold is such a nuisance.
  9. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    This is the third time in the last 5 minutes I am reading about the ice storm in Ky. I'm glad yours has a happy ending. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Look luck getting your lights back on.
  10. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    Good thoughts going to KY for you, your family and your hatchlings!!! [​IMG]

    If you actually get chickies, it will be SOOO wonderful!!! [​IMG]

    I hope that things work out well for you and your family!!


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