Eggs left cold for hours may survive yet!!!! UPDATE!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zowieyellowflame, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. zowieyellowflame

    zowieyellowflame Songster

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    About 10 days ago I had a hen, sitting on 20+ eggs found a hole in the pen and could not find her way back. The eggs were cold when I got home, I put her back on and posted at byc. Many of you advised best to wait. Today I picked up one of her eggs and I heard peeps!!!!!! Very excited. How long now?
     
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2009
  2. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Sometimes it can take up to a day or so for hatching, and then others it can take a very short time. Most of mine have taken anywhere from four to six hours after the first pip.
     
  3. zowieyellowflame

    zowieyellowflame Songster

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    Yeahhhh!!!! 1 chick!!! After several hours of being cold!!!!
     
  4. IggiMom

    IggiMom Songster

    Apr 12, 2009
    West Virginia
    Wow, great, gives me hope! Our power was out 4 hours this am, temp in bator down to 81.

    Thank you for telling this.

    Catherine
     

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