the Universe is enabling me...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MetalSmitten, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Songster

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    It's like a higher power just WANTS to give me reasons to go crazy...

    I bought some eggs on Ebay about a month ago, left the seller positive feedback and also mentioned that even though only 2 of 16 hatched, it was most likely from post office damage. Then I happily filled my incubator with eggs from my mutt flock.

    Two days later, I notice the seller has sent me a message offering to send new eggs since my hatch was so poor, which was awesome and very sweet of them and I couldn't say no.

    But I only have ONE incubator. And it's full. And I'm a chicken-pro-lifer I guess, I just can't take out the started eggs and let the tiny baby fetus-chicks die.

    So, clearly, the Universe wants me to purchase a second incubator. The Universe is my chicken Enabler. There is no way to deny this. [​IMG]
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    And that's exactly why I have SIX - count them: 6 - incubators.
     
  3. wsdareme

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    Quote:Watch out Linda -- I'm catching up with you! I now have.....................T W O ! ! ! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    And the day I got the new Octagon 20, it was full of eggs and incubating away! [​IMG]

    My DH thinks I should sell the Mini Advance..... Can you help me think of a good excuse to keep it? [​IMG]
     
  4. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    What if a broody abandons eggs and your incubator is already full...
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:Or you find an auction of "6+" eggs you absolutely cannot resist?

    OR you get too many eggs to fit into an Octagon20??

    I really, really, like my MiniAdvance 'bators. Because they're so much smaller, they recover humidity and heat even faster than the Octagon20s. I also like the adjustable day count-down feature, with that auto-turn function which shuts off on the 18th day (or whichever you set it for) without my intervention. I wish the MiniAdvance EX units would do that!
     
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  6. wsdareme

    wsdareme Songster

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    Ahhhh, the Universe is speaking to me now, too! Good idea!
     
  7. MetalSmitten

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    Teehee [​IMG]
     
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  8. Balbinka

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    That is totally, utterly, and amazingly the best excuse ever come up with in the history of ever ever! [​IMG]
     
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  9. snazzyboots

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    the universe has been enabling me too recently. maybe that is what i should tell hubby. honey it isn't my fault. the universe is doing it. really. [​IMG]
     
  10. pdsavage

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    Thats why I now have 1 home made brooder (just made it to brood extra eggs till an incubator opens up),2 home made incubator and a Brower Top Hatch incubator.
     

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