At what temp outside should i not let her hatch her eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jen5680, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

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    Ok i jsut ordered some eggs and was wanting one of my hens to hatch them for me. it is starting to get cold out and i didn't no if there is a certain temperature when they can't hatch them or something? i don't want the eggs to go bad. does my question make since?
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  2. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    I had a hen go broody during the icestorm this year - she hatched out 3 of 8 eggs, even with the cold weather.

    I would want to wait for a little warmer temps, but it might not be too bad this time of year. Cold they can handle better than snow or ice/rain. I guess it depends on if your chickens freerange or are in a run/coop.

    meri
     

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