You are not going to believe this !

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justtoni44, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    I am emarrassed to even tell the story because I messed up so badly.
    I set eggs.................
    In my defense, I became very ill and was pretty much out of it for a few weeks
    I checked the inc about three times a day.......one morning the temp
    jumped to 109.......did not think it had been for an extended period of time so cooled it down
    as quickly as I could and said a little prayer.but really thought they were cooked.
    Checked the calender to determine lock down date to discover I had not documented it.
    Crap....now really sure they were gone.....................
    Did lock down anyway, just in case........................
    Had a temp spike to 106............during lock down.....
    Lock down 5 days ago..............was going to toss the eggs last night and decided to wait till
    morning so I would not have a rotten egg smell in the house...
    ARE YOU GUESSING WHERE i AM GOING?????????
    Thought I heard a chick this morning but I have little one outside and decided it must be them.
    Went to empty the incubator and sure enough.......two beautiful french BBCM chicks looking up at me....
    and pips all over the place..............
    Does any on this make sence.I screwed everything up and they came into the world anyway..................
    Mother Nature wins again......[​IMG]
     
  2. BloominOrchid

    BloominOrchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats awesome!! Send me some of that hatching good luck!
     
  3. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    thanks.I still have not figured out how to get the pictures onto the forum or email..
    they uploaded...then I hit copy.then paste on the post......all I get is a lot of letter address.grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
     
  4. gallinamama

    gallinamama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I had trouble too... but that is what it will show... and then when you go back the picture will be posted.
     
  5. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Awesome Toni!!! I love that they still did so well.

    About the pics, did you check preview to see if you could see them?
     
  6. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    Newlyweds,
    Can you even believe it . I did everything wrong.I had three themometers that all read a different temp.
    And those little buggers are just looking up at me......4 in zip at this time....
     
  7. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    That's great! I'm glad they made it.

    I have the opposite luck, I do everything right and then they die.
     
  8. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    I've had that experience also Ariel.
    Keep trying
     
  9. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    5 hatched.....6 on the way:D
     
  10. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Awesome!!! They had some will to live! Were all the thermometer reading that high? Go chickies go!
     

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