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Thunder and hatching eggs, is it true?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilbreeches, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just wondered if anyone has ever heard that if it thunders (i am talking really loud and close by) when your eggs are going to hatch, they won't hatch? [​IMG] do you know if it is true?
     
  2. AngieChick

    AngieChick Poultry Elitist

    Oh, I really doubt it. If that were true, no one where I grew up in MI would have been able to have chickens! Or where I lived later in TN for that matter.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes if the lighting knocks out the electric on the incubator. [​IMG]
     
  4. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be a storm coming in raises the humidy too much and they dont' hatch

    Or it just could be NOT true

    hate to get all the way there and then have a little weather mess me up!
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    no not TRUE. just and old wives tale.
     
  6. lilbreeches

    lilbreeches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks for the replies. i just heard it and wondered if anyone knew if it was really true. figured it was just an old wives tale. but hey, stranger things have happened. [​IMG]
     

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