Hatching partial frozen eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by glewis121, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. glewis121

    glewis121 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With this recent cold spell, the temperature in the coop has been around the mid 30's.

    I just candled a chicken egg i picked up and it appears to be partial frozen...if i let it defrost and put it in the bator would it hatch?

    Also same question/concern with my quail eggs...

    Has anyone tried?
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
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    i really don't think that even a partially frozen egg is a viable one [​IMG] still edible though! [​IMG]
     
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope. If it freezes at all that's it. They can get really really cold and still hatch but once they start making ice inside odds of getting a healthy chick are near 0%.
     

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