Broody hen breaks egg . . . now what? Help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by clacasse88, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. clacasse88

    clacasse88 Songster

    Sep 13, 2009
    I have a 1st time broody hen who has 4 eggs under her. I went to check on her tonight and noticed she had completely smashed an egg underneath her. The other eggs are a mess. What should I do? Should I clean the eggs or leave them alone? It was her egg. I've added others under her, which she has accepted. I was thinking of adding more eggs under her, but now she is a mess and don't want to waste fertile eggs.

    What should I do?

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