Can I put 4 eggs that are on day 17 under my broody? HELP!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Skitz, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

    Nov 11, 2008
    I have a question..... my friend came to my house and she gave me 4 standard eggs because her bator broke and they were on day 17 and she asked me if I could put them under my broody and I said yes. My broody is not done hatching (she only needs one more egg to hatch) and I was just wondering if it was ok to put some 17 day old eggs in there?
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    You can put them under her, but if her chicks are already hatching then she probably won't sit long enough to hatch them.

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