Are they still good?

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

  1. beginnerchick08

    beginnerchick08 Out Of The Brooder

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    Dec 19, 2008
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    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

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    Jun 22, 2009
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    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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