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Mystery Egg, Doesn't It Look Lonely in There?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by speckledhen, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Humidity is up in the homemade bator, turner is out and the little Mystery Chick is laying on her side, awaiting the hatch, due Monday. DH put the baby monitor, which is connected out in the nursery coop with my 9 week old chicks, on top of the bator so they could talk to her and ask her to come out and play, LOL! Looks so lonely in there.
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  2. Varisha

    Varisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck... and I can't wait to see pictures of the Lone Peeper when it comes out to say hi [​IMG]
     
  3. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does look lonely, but kind of cute! I know 0 about incubators; what is that yellow thing?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is a water weasel, a kid's toy. It's squishy and filled with water with a sort of hollow center where I put the probe of the thermometer. It simulates the temp inside an egg, which never changes as rapidly as the air temp in the bator. Makes it more accurate to know what temp you're really dealing with.
     
  5. Dom'sHEns

    Dom'sHEns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow thats really interesting....Great idea! [​IMG]
     
  6. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Peep, peep chickie..hurry up, we want to see you!!
     
  7. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope she hatches... to think: saved from a dumpster! You'll have to come up with a special name. [​IMG]
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I think the name will be Chance, partly because my DH took one and partly because we gave her one. Oh, please let it be a pullet![​IMG]
     
  9. Varisha

    Varisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Saved from a dumpster???!!!! Do tell the story to those of us who don't know [​IMG] Please.
     
  10. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

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    C'mon baby! Tell us the moment the little bugger hatches!!
     

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