eggs got cold on 20th day during lockdown!!! Please help

Sixandahalfacres

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I had a broody hen abandon he nest two days before hatch and I didn’t catch it right away... the egg were stone cold and it was early spring so quite cool outside. I put them in the incubator and a few hours later I could see a little movement once they warmed up and they all hatched (there were 7 I think). Hopefully yours will all be OK too!
 

LaFleche

Crossing the Road
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That early in their development they are still quite susceptible. For how long were they left without the proper temperature and/or what was the temperature in the brooder?
 

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