Yeah I saved my chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mstricer, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know what happened, technically, but one black cat looked awful guilty. When I came home from work, I heard chirping coming from the closet, I thought yeah another chick just hatched [​IMG] Oh no [​IMG] the incubator was knocked over and three chicks are freezing, one very near death, you know the head stretching back kinda of thing. I run around with three chicks in my sweatshirt pocket, screaming, "CHICKS DYING HELP ME FIND HEAT" They I ran to the fireplace heater, cranked it up, and sat there with the little biddies as they warmed up, all along, pushing the almost died one a little to keep it awake. I did save them, all are doing great. Well except for the three other eggs that didn't get to hatch. I have 2 bantam Lavender Ameraucana and one Porcelain D'Uccle. Yeah for me , I saved 3 biddies lives [​IMG]
    Michele
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    GREAT job! [​IMG] Those are some lucky little chicks! [​IMG]
     
  3. tinydancer87

    tinydancer87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And that is why my cats are never left alone around chicks or incubators. I just don't trust them NOT to get curious. [​IMG]

    I am glad you were able to get to them in time to warm them up!
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Doesn't saving a life feel good? [​IMG]
     
  5. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] What an adrinaline (sp?) rush. You came home just in time. Quick thinking [​IMG]
     
  6. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

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    Congrats on saving your babies! [​IMG]

    My incubators and brooders live in my spare room which has a gate bolt fitted to make sure the kitties can't get in there to the 'snacks'. [​IMG]
     
  7. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uh oh! Bad kitty! Glad you made it in home just in time!!
     
  8. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good job! I'm so glad you saved the babies.

    I'm sorry about the eggs. Are you sure they're goners?
     
  9. spacecowgirl

    spacecowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew! What a story! Glad you got there in time!
     
  10. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I know that is why I have them in the closet, I think what happened was I was running late for work and forgot to close the door. It was my own fault. [​IMG]
     

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