Adding eggs to a broody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gary palmer, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Gary palmer

    Gary palmer Chirping

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    I think another one of my hens is going broody as she decided to sleep in nesting box. I noticed it tonight and added some blue eggs I'd like to see hatch. It was a little chilly out today so I was wondering if they would still be viable since they were sitting out all day.
     
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  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    How long is she been broody? If the egg is just sitting for today it’s should be good as long as it didn’t freeze.
     
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  3. Gary palmer

    Gary palmer Chirping

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    She started today. I'm in central Florida so it's not freezing.
     
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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I'd wait until you are sure she broody before giving her fertile eggs,
    then give all the eggs you want her to hatch at the same time.
    Might want to move her someplace else?
    Do you have another broody right now too?
     
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