I'm sorry DipsyDoodleDoo!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazyChickieMama, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Songster

    Feb 23, 2008
    Bolton, NC
    I had a whole bunch of eggs from Dipsy Doodle Doo and none of them hatched!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    TRUST me it was NOT her fault. They all candled fertile on day 8. I think the boy I babysit fried them the second week, but I was holding out hope....I was overly curious today and not one of them had developed beyond the first 10 days.....[​IMG] I was soo looking forward to my Frizzle and Silkies and I feel like I've let Lisa down.....[​IMG]

  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    [​IMG] [​IMG] she has such cute little frizzles too!!
  3. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    That is so sad I am so sorry. I was worried about that too when one of my kids messed with the dial one day, but I was fortunate. I hope you have better luck next time.
  4. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Songster

    Feb 23, 2008
    Bolton, NC
    I know!!! They were supposed to start pipping today, but I just had this feeling that they weren't going to....[​IMG] I'm so mad at myself!!!
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Hey, don't give up! You never know! If your temp was just a hair low, they'll start late. My very first hatch, they didn't even pip until day 22 because (I later found out) my temps were just a bit low.
  6. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Songster

    Feb 23, 2008
    Bolton, NC
    no, the boy turned the temp UP. it got to 120 before I realized it. I don't know how long they were at that temp either....[​IMG]
  7. lakeshorenc

    lakeshorenc Songster

    Jan 14, 2009
    Lake Waccamaw NC
    Hey neighbor!!! If they don't make it and you would like more eggs. I have RIR's, Amber's and Black Sexlink eggs I would be glad to give you. My DH is from Bolton and my outlaws still live there. Just email or PM me if you want any.
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2009

  8. Marion

    Marion Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Wilmington, NC
    I am so sorry to hear the sad news sweetie![​IMG] Don't give up though, better hatches are ahead for you![​IMG]
  9. At least in your case someone ELSE did it..... I cooked my own at 120 the day they were pipping! LOL
  10. Oh Angelica! You scared the starch out of me!

    Don't fret too much (but you have my permission to swat the kid) --- it happens. I had a hovabator spike here not long ago and kill all but 6 of 60-something eggs and I don't have anyone to blame it on but me (I know it's prone to spike and wasn't watching for it).
    Let me know when you are ready to try some more and I'll fix you up --- the girls are still laying.


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