Are they still good?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by beginnerchick08, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. beginnerchick08

    beginnerchick08 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 19, 2008
    My chicken has been sitting on eggs for 3 days and today at noon she was still sitting on them but i just got home from work at 6 and she was sitting on a different nest box. I put her back on the right one right away but the eggs already felt cool. Are my eggs ruined??? Do i have to start over?
  2. hplowe

    hplowe Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 22, 2009
    Newnan, GA
    I am no expert, but I spoke to one yesterday, he told me each 24 hr period takes 10% of the "viability" away... so 1 day = 90% chance it'll hatch, 10 days = 0% chance

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