Broody left eggs- Please help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eggsrcool, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Ok, my broody left her eggs this morning for the other hen house. I went outside lifted her and put her back on the eggs, which were mildly warm. I think she may have gone out for food and gone in the wrong house, so I put up some fencing to stop her from going into the wrong house. This is her first time sitting on eggs, she is sitting on 6 and is on day 2. If the eggs were still warmish would the embryos in the eggs survive. The hen house was pretty warm, but it was a wet day today. Any ideas?
     
  2. slightlyscrambled

    slightlyscrambled Songster

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    they should be fine, its surprising how the hen knows how long she can leave them
     
  3. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

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    I don't know anything about it but please keep us posted so we know what happened. Oh and don't forget pics. I love pics. I see pics and I check out the post. Hope all goes well.
     
  4. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    I post some pics of the broody and the father
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    The father ^
     
  5. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    The mother (not actual mother, her eggs are not under her)

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