are they still good

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jennh, May 19, 2011.

  1. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    [​IMG] Betty Barnevelder was broody, so I put some various eggs crossed with my BJG under her. She must have gotten off the nest to eat, drink and poop, 'cause Henrietta, my BO, is broody also, and she stole her nest. Betty decided to be broody on fake eggs, so I left her go. I went up tonight to check on everyone and Henrietta had gotten OFF the eggs and they were cold [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Betty started sitting on them the 9th. Do you think they are still OK?
     
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Quote:Can you take Betty off the fake eggs and put her on the good eggs tonight in the dark. IT never hurts to try. Good luck.
     
  3. L.L Farm

    L.L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would try to put the original broody back on the eggs, and if you have one, fire up the incubator incase she wont stay on the eggs
     
  4. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Lititz
    I did put Betty back on the eggs. My broodies have always been my incubator. I don't own a fake one. But do you think the eggs will still hatch?
     
  5. L.L Farm

    L.L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Theres still a good chance [​IMG] I don't know everything or how everything works out, but you gotta try and see what happens to see if it will work


    Good Luck!
     

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