Fertile eggs question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by taz4470, May 13, 2016.

  1. taz4470

    taz4470 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2015
    seymour Tn
    I ordered fertile eggs since I have some chickens that have gone broody they where mailed on the 10th and I hope to have them by the 14th. Should I put them right under the hen or let them rest a day. Also should I separate the hen with the eggs or will the rest of the flock accept the newborn chicks when they are hatched by a member of the group.
  2. MadamPoofyBrow

    MadamPoofyBrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2015
    Let them sit 24 hours large end up in an egg carton, this allows the air cells to stabalize. The rest of the flock should accept the babies :-D

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