Awesome Feeling!

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Kyler
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Awesome Feeling!

Postby Kyler » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:59 pm

We did a nest check tonight! But I lowered my Mini Castle and looked in a nest there was 2 hatchlings and one egg. But the 1 egg was in the front room so I picked it up and placed it back into the nest but during that time it was in my hand I felt a baby moving inside! I have hatched many poultry eggs and felt the same thing but I just thought it was neat because it was a Martin baby.

Kyler,
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2017 - 18 Pair - 102 Eggs - 78 Hatched - 69 Fledged -
2018 - 22 Pair - 106 Eggs - 67 Hatched So Far -

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Re: Awesome Feeling!

Postby -=DKC=- » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:18 pm

Kyler wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:59 pm
We did a nest check tonight! But I lowered my Mini Castle and looked in a nest there was 2 hatchlings and one egg. But the 1 egg was in the front room so I picked it up and placed it back into the nest but during that time it was in my hand I felt a baby moving inside! I have hatched many poultry eggs and felt the same thing but I just thought it was neat because it was a Martin baby.

Kyler,
Wow, that is cool! I've never felt that but I don't think I've handled any eggs that weren't bad already.

I wonder why that egg was outside the nest. :?:


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