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Is it possible? Can it happen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justusnak, May 16, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    My Frizzle hens were shareing a nest, of 19 eggs. Over the last 3 or 4 days.....12 hatched leaving 7 in the nest. The seem to have lost interest in them yesterday...and today I didnt see them on the nest at all. So, this evening, I took the little 7 eggs out, and quickly placed them in the bator. The eggs were cold to the touch, and the bator was not completley warmed nor was the humidity up. I didnt have much hope.....but went out there just now...to check temp and humidity...and ONE IS PIPPED!! I cant believe it! Im not sure it will make it...but wow, what a surprise! [​IMG]
     
  2. mandolinmama

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    My neighbors had a few that didn't hatch and put them in the tash can outside only to find a cute little fuzz ball in there a day later. They've named him Oscar since he was born in a trash barrel. lol!
    Congrats on your success in saving at least one!
     
  3. Critter Crazy

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    That is awsome!!! Way to go!![​IMG]
     
  4. BigMama

    BigMama In the Brooder

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    Well that gives me some hope. We have some wild turkey eggs that we moved into the coop that had been abandoned for a day or two? Maybe, just maybe we'll get some survivors![​IMG]
     
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    Woke up this morning...and one is hatched....its a little blond Frizzle. Anoher is pipped! Oh what a surprise...I didnt think ANY would hatch!
     
  6. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

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    Yep, its amazing, I had a mama loose interest in two eggs during her hatch a few weeks ago. I came home and found them cold and I did just like you did and both hatched that night. Good for you, a Frizzle at that. It would have been a shame to loose that one.
     

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