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

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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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