Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RooptyDoo, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie chicken was in the nest box and (we thought) that she was broody she had been sitting on the nest all day. So we put the eggs under her for that day. So anyway she decided she didnt want to sit one them and got off.[​IMG] So I was wondering if the eggs would still be ok to try to incubate since they had gotten warm and then gotten cold???
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    [​IMG] It depends on how long the egg was cold. You can candle the egg and see if it's furtile. There are some posts with pictures on this forum. Silkies are one of the breeds that tend to be broody. They do get off the nest for very short periods, but usually right back on. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Well the eggs were cold for a few hours im guessing and she gets off the nest till the eggs are cold I dont think she is broody but, I might try to incubate them and see what happens.[​IMG]
     

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