These eggs are cursed!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by banter, May 15, 2008.

  1. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    My poor eggs! First they were lost in the mail and traveled all over New England before I got them on day ten! Into the incubator and the temp spiked to 104. Got all under control and 3 chicks hatched yesterday, a day early (Russian Orloff). Today should be "the big hatch" of 15 more eggs. The power went out at six this morning, and the eggs got down to 87 degrees before I woke up and discovered it! Luckily we have a generator. Yikes! what next?
     
  2. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck
    Maybe you should name one Murphy after Murghys laws what can go wrong will go wrong.........
     
  3. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    I will do that! Great Idea!
     
  4. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any more hatching?
     
  5. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    It's Almost 5:00 P.M here and I have more pips! 1 Creme Brabanter and 2 Russian Orloff!
    These be sturdy eggs!
     
  6. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    Just say that you are geneticly selecting for chicks with superior constitutions. In college I had baby swordfish in a little tank. Somehow the heater got turned up and the water temp got up to about 110. My little swordfish were going crazy,some swimming in circles. I cooled the water by dropping pieces of ice and the little fishies swam close to the cooler water. Sadly,I lost seveal babies, but some lived. I was taking a genetics course at the time and I told my instructor that I selected for heat resistant fish.
     
  7. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    All the new babies are exceptionally sturdy. I forgot my Darwin-isn't called "? selection"?
    Divine selection? Don't remember.
     

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