Anxious and just curious...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicknmania, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. chicknmania

    chicknmania Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    central Ohio
    This may be a dumb question, but do eggs ever hatch at night? Ours have only hatched during the day...our Thing One silkie hen is setting and she has a week to go more or less...worried about them hatching at night due to cold, rats maybe...don't want to move her cause we think she might desert the eggs, although we will move her and the chicks when and if they hatch.
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Yes, they can hatch overnite. I had 3 hatch overnight last night. Good luck to you and the mommy to be.
  3. jenichick

    jenichick Songster

    Jun 1, 2007
    Yes I went bed one morning when my hen was hatching and woke up next morning to a new chickie.

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