Frozen eggs hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilshadow, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs have been frozen when I collect them from my girls. I wondered if they would hatch after being frozen, and then thawed. I know they were frozen especially with temps of -25 to -30 below. So far I have 6 little fuzzy butts from them. All seem to be fine, and running around in the brooder.
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i do not think they will hatch, they would not even be worth eating i think
     
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Good question I too would like to know what happens.
     
  4. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They did hatch, they are hatching now. I set them in my incubator on the 16th, and today they started hatching so far I have 6 little fuzzy butts.
     
  5. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    That is very good to know... I've had some that I marked as "cold"... they weren't cracked, but they were VERY cold when I collected them. Some of them are developing, too! [​IMG]
     
  6. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanted to know if it would work, and it did. Now I am going to put my EE eggs in. After they thaw. [​IMG]
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    That is very cool! Here I have been tossing mine because I didn't think they would even have a chance!
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Don't folks freeze eggs to eat later?
     
  9. fowlrus

    fowlrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very interesting, thank you so much for sharing, I have always wonder about that.


    Angie - you can't never have enough chicken
     
  10. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was curious, so I gave it a try. Glad to pass on the info.
     

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