eggs layed at different times

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  1. silkielover92

    silkielover92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie hen has been sitting on eggs for the past dew days, I've forgotten how long its been. Well I candle'd them and some are l pitch black like they are ready to hatch. Problem is she has been stealing the other hens eggs and they are only half way developed...well when these chicks hatch (the first batch) do u think she will still sit on the others? Or do I need to put them in a bator?[​IMG]:confused:
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    If there's that much of a difference in the development of the embryo I would definetly put the other ones in the bator. She will sit for just a few days on the other eggs once the first one hatches and then she will either abandon them or eat them. (I've have the latter happen!) [​IMG] Good Luck!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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  4. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Hi and welcome to BYC! Good luck with the babies![​IMG]
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good advice given. [​IMG]
     
  7. CityChickens2011

    CityChickens2011 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]. I can't really offer advice yet. This is the first time we have actually hatched eggs. [​IMG] Good luck with them.
     
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Best of luck![​IMG] from WA.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Good luck & hope you have a great hatch [​IMG]
     
  10. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:x2 [​IMG] Hello, from the Big Bear mountains of Ca. Glad you found us. [​IMG]
     
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