Do mama hens know?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Eddy Chicken, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. Eddy Chicken

    Eddy Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave my hen 7 eggs that I assumed were fertile since we have a rooster.
    Two of the eggs got destroyed and they were both duds.
    The other 5 have all hatched.
    Do you think the hen knows which ones are duds and which are good after a certain period of time?
     
  2. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe
     

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