Cold eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sooz, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Sooz

    Sooz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When checking my broody hen for the four millionith time - I found the nest empty and the eggs were cold! At first I thought Pilchard yes thats her name, had been taken by a fox but then I saw her wandering back to the nest and she is now sitting on eggs again. The eggs are actually call duck eggs which |I think should hatch any day now - I thought they were due on tuesday past but I think I have got mixed up on the times. My question is will the chicks be OK having got cold. I live in N Ireland so it isnt freezing or anything.
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Usually a hen knows how long she can stay away from her eggs.
     
  3. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    B. Saffles Farms :

    Usually a hen knows how long she can stay away from her eggs.

    I agree and I wouldnt worry.​
     

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