Had 'temp spike, now incubating eggs under broody hen...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, May 10, 2011.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Saturday the incubator went to 110 ( it was 106 outside ), I don't know how long the incubator stayed that hot, but I tryed to cool them off as soon as possible. Sunday, I gave the 9 pea eggs to my broody Buff Orpington hen, she has been setting on them for about 2-3 days now...I'm wondering if there is still any hope for them? 3 are due 5/18, 2 more are due 5/27 and 4 are due on 6/2. Is there any hope for them?

    ~Aspen
     
  2. SunBaked

    SunBaked Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new at this so I have no idea. I hope they are okay though [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I really hope so, too! [​IMG]

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  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you candled them?
     
  5. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

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    Just let them be for a few more days... I would either candle now, or wait and see if she starts chunking eggs out the nest...
     
  6. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    No, I haven't candled them. Well yesterday the stupid broody left the nest and when I found it the eggs were almost completly cold! [​IMG] [​IMG] So I put them in the incubator, I have very low expectations about my hatch rates. "Broodys can be both a blessing, and a curse! [​IMG] "

    ~Aspen
     

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