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Can my hens hatch a purchased egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dr.Doorlock, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Dr.Doorlock

    Dr.Doorlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I'm sitting here wondering how I could manage to get just two chicks and no more. I do not have an incubator. I would have to take in more chickens than I could manage in my back yard. I need to replace the one culled last week. I want to get at least 6 eggs per day.

    Can I get eggs shipped to me and let my RIRs sit on them 'till they hatch? Has anyone been able to do this?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I think you could do that if you have a few broodies around. It won't work if you don't have any on hand though!
     

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