Hatching partial frozen eggs?

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

  1. glewis121

    glewis121 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 17, 2009
    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
    Dillingham, Alaska
    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

    Jun 15, 2008
    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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