Murphy's Laws of Incubation and hatching...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdBrain, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Murphy's law of incubation and hatching states that the minute you put your face to the bator window, the light goes off.

    Anyone else have any hatching laws by Murphy?
     
  2. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Murphy's law of Little Giant incubators stated that the minuet you leave the room the temp can and will spike
     
  3. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i keep a flashlight next to my bator for that reason
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Murphy's law states that no matter how careful you are in scheduling, something will come up forcing you to go out of town on the scheduled hatch date.
     
  5. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Me too, but just when I think I don't need to reach for it and get my eyes focused for that distance, the silly thing clicks off.
     
  6. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Murphys Law states that the higher the price of shipped eggs the lower the hatch rate....
     
  7. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Isn't that true.

    A corollary to that would be the higher the price you paid, the more smashed up the box. The less you paid, the better the box condition.
     
  8. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Alaska
    Here's another one:

    If you are trying to coordinate two or more orders of eggs, one will arrive on time and the other will come 3,4,5 or more days later.
     
  9. Feathered Wings

    Feathered Wings Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Georgia
    That if you hatch mutt eggs the temp and humidity will stay perfect and you will get a 100% hatch

    But put in some valubable hatching eggs and you will have to sleep next to the incu just to keep the temp & humidity right.
    Then you will be lucky if you get a chick to hatch on day 21 [​IMG]
     
  10. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    You check the temperature and humidity faithfully on day 1-18. Figuring you're safe after you take them off the turner, you don't check for a whole day, and when you do, you realize your temperature dropped down to 94 degrees and stayed there. [​IMG]
     

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