Eggs in the fridge since yesterday. Can they go under a broody hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SouthernLady, May 11, 2010.

  1. SouthernLady

    SouthernLady Songster

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    I think one of my hens is finally broody! My husband put 9 eggs in the fridge yesterday. Are they still hatchable? I've laid them out and thought I would try putting them under her.

    Thanks!
     
  2. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    It can't hurt to try. I have a bunch in my bator now on day 15 that were in the fridge for longer than 1 day and they are doing fine so far. Good luck!
     
  3. bel

    bel Songster

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    its worth a try. We got 7 chicks out of a dozen fertile grocery store eggs, and they had been in the store fridge longer than that.
     

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