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First time broody silkie....remove non-fertile eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by arockkid, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. arockkid

    arockkid Songster

    Feb 28, 2011
    Buffalo NY
    She's been sitting for 10 days on 6 eggs. 3 seem to be progressing well, and 3 are obviously duds....should I remove those 3 or just let it go? I assume they should be removed so they don't explode.

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I don't think the duds will explode [​IMG] My silkie is sitting on two eggs (three if you count the wooden one...lol), and I don't think any of them are fertile. She can camp out on them for three weeks...
  3. djennings

    djennings Songster

    Jun 10, 2011
    Sabine Pass, TX.
    I would remove the ones that are not fertile, just to make her a little more comfortable. [​IMG]

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