Originally Posted by em530
My silkie hen has been sat on her eggs (only 3) and one has pipped today, all the way through she has shuffled her nest about sometimes leaving eggs and letting them get cold which is why she only has 3 now, I have checked her this morning she was sat on them, checked her a couple of hours later and she has shuffled across leaving her eggs not sat on, and one has pipped!! I'm worried that the air getting to the egg will affect the chick hatching?? I have no idea what to do she is sat back on them at the moment but has the damage already been done? Any help appreciated!! Thankyou
May I put your posts on this subject on another thread where a member is concerned her shipped eggs have been ruined because the hen was off the nest too long?