Eggs hatching early?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Southernsam, Aug 16, 2014.

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    Southernsam New Egg

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    We had our first broody hen, so we got 9 eggs to put under her since we don't have a roo. After candling we still have 8. Our first one hatched maybe today? We are only on day 15-16. That seems really early. When candling it looked like a few might have been a little ahead. Will she stay on the nest long enough for the others to hatch? She will be kept in the coop for a few days after the other ladies leave in the morning to get the littles acquainted before I let them in the run. We are in Ga, so it has been pretty warm this month if that makes a difference. Is there anything that I need to do? Thanks!
     
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    Southernsam New Egg

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    I just went to see if any others have hatched and by what I could see none have pipped yet. I only got a glance since she didn't want me around ;)
     
  3. Southernsam

    Southernsam New Egg

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    Candled the remaining eggs and they are more on track with hatching later this week. Will she stay on the nest or abandon the eggs in a day or so since one has hatched. The others are still alive. Thanks!
     

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