Hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by samjr, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. samjr

    samjr New Egg

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    We have a silkie sitting on 3 eggs. We candled last night 2 definately has developing chicks and one was a? this morning she has cast out the ? egg. can silkies tell if tge egg is not developed?
     
  2. mirandaleecon

    mirandaleecon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure how, but it does seem as though they can tell. I'll bet that smell has something to do with it but there could be many other factors; noise, movement, temperature, etc.

    Chickens have been hatching their eggs for thousands of years, they must know what they are doing ;)
     
  3. samjr

    samjr New Egg

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    yes, I was pretty impressed with her.
     

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