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PLEASE HELP ASAP

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Brookiesflock, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Brookiesflock

    Brookiesflock Out Of The Brooder

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    My little silkie hen was sitting on her eggs and was plucked right off by a stupid dog she was sitting for 6 days and never got off of them in till this happened, can I save the eggs?? I have no incubator I do have a heat lamp?? is it a loss, I'm soooo mad and sad she was a great little girl just to be taking right from her nest I really would like to save them just for her sake =(
     
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cold did they get? Did you catch it quick? Eggs do better with cold than heat - especially early on.

    Put them under a heat lamp & go get an incubator. You may be able to save them if it was not too long.
     
  3. Brookiesflock

    Brookiesflock Out Of The Brooder

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    it was only for a short time and it was a nice warm day so only about 4 to 5 hrs in temps about 65 outside maybe a bit warmer in the nesting box, I have them in the house under a heat lamp I will turn them Thur the night and get a proper set up tomorrow I hope they have on at Tractor Supply, will that be OK not to long with out mom, I'm so upset that this happened I'm determined to do everything to save her chicks, she was a wonderful hen =( dam people dont know how to close gates Rrrrrrrrr
     
  4. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also you can post on CRAIGSLIST to see if anyone has an incubator or broody you can slip them into...

    sorry about your hen :(

    I have heard of people using an electric skillet as an incubator...if they go down to 100 degrees. Keep lid cracked for ventilation and keep a dish of water in for humidity.
     
  5. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could also stuff some in your bra overnight
     
  6. Brookiesflock

    Brookiesflock Out Of The Brooder

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    you mean put the eggs in my bra and sleep with them?? because I will lol, no I would be to afraid I would brake them
     
  7. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry for your loss. [​IMG] I hope all works out for your babies.
     
  8. Fly Be Free

    Fly Be Free Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your body heat will work well. :) I do hope you can save them. I'm so sorry about your hen.
     
  9. marneypoo

    marneypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you located? If you are close I would either hatch them for you or loan you an incubator. I am in Winchester, KY. Martha
     
  10. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    hey maybe i will try that some day......[​IMG]

    but if near southern Ohio i have a few incubators, i could let u use
     

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