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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

    Oct 23, 2011
    Southern New Jersey
    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

    Aug 13, 2013

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