Mrs Twigg is worrying me!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by twigg, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Today I found a nearly new Hovabator 1602 plus Auto turner which I haggled down to $45.

    Feeling decently pleased I went to to find Mrs Twigg watching the 2 1/2 week old chicks.

    She regarded me with a kinda wierd *misty-eyed* look for a moment and then said that ideally thes would be 8 males and 2 females, then we would have to incubate again

  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    Huh????? I can see why. I think. . . . That's a little out there. My DH Worries me sometimes. . . Our roof in the old carport leaks like a sieve--- not buckets-- BIG bins & trash cans full. The other day it rained all day. HE FORGOT the roof leaked, walked through the door in the dark and fell in!!!! HOW could he forget??? It's been leaking 3 yrs plus since the hurricanes!!! ~:eek:
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2008
  3. mrs. twigg

    mrs. twigg Hatching

    Mar 11, 2008
    Actually, what he's saying is that he's afraid he's created a monster [​IMG]

    The kids and I just had so much fun watching the chicks hatch, it seems a shame to let a perfectly good incubator go 'untested', doesn't it?? [​IMG]

  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    You can never have to many chickens. Hatching is the perfect way to get more! it is spring and time for chicks!

    Enjoy the bator.

    Now, what kind of eggs are you going to set and when? [​IMG]
  5. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    Quit encouraging her missy!!!

    Don't make me have to hurt you [​IMG]
  6. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    [​IMG] Alright, I am really new to all this, but I think I get it. Mrs. Twigg is broody. Right??? [​IMG]

  7. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

    Jul 8, 2007
    Woodville, MS
    Welcome Mr. and Mrs. Twigg. I agree it's time for chicks - buying chicks, hatching chicks, incubating chicks. I already had 13 grown chickens but hatched a dozen more Valentines Day. That was so much fun I ordered 8 duck eggs and 14 more chicken eggs and put those in bator - still waiting on hatch. Then feed store gets in baby chicks so I buy 12 and go back next day and buy 6 more. Next week they get more breeds of chicks and ducks and bunnies in - QUICK - how many chickens do I have? [​IMG]
  8. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    As Mrs Twigg pointed out about 10 minutes ago .....

    Steve, YOU are the one researching Turkeys!
  9. twigg

    twigg Cooped up

    Mar 2, 2008
    QUICK - how many chickens do I have?

    A freezer full?​
  10. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    51 --- IF I added right-- AND ALL THE EGGS HATCH!! . . . You didn't trick me by throwing in the 8 sorry-- meant duck eggs. . .Said turkey eggs the first time .
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2008

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