Cool Eggs...are They Done

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grand-hen-ma, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went away for a few days and had 3 eggs under my broody. Bonnie has been sitting on these eggs since 6/27 and when I came home and checked on the girls, she was sitting on another nest and her eggs were cool. I imediately put her eggs back under her and she accepted them. I don't know how long they were cool. Do you think they are done? I will candle them today to see if there is any movement.
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    they are probably fine.. go ahead and candle them.. but in all honesty I don't think it hurt them any.. may have just slowed development a bit
     
  3. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  4. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody was on the wrong nest for a few hours last week. I've candled recently and the chicks are still growing right on schedule!
     
  5. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Tiss. As far as I can tell, there is still development. I am not good at the candle or flashlight thing. I can only hope for the best.
     

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