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Could These Babies Still Hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WhiteCochinLover, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen is broody now... but the eggs have been sitting out in the cold for 3 or 4 days. Could they still hatch and live?
     
  2. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cold?
     
  3. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably no colder than 35 degrees
     
  4. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will they grow or are they dead?
     
  5. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they haven't been frozen they are likely viable. The only way to find out is to let the hen set on them for a week and then candle them to see what's happening.
     
  6. WhiteCochinLover

    WhiteCochinLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well it doesnt matter anymore cause my sisters friend took the eggs [​IMG]lol but there are 2 new eggs :) i hope they are fertile
     

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