Help, Broody hen, I Found a cold egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bantymama, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went to check on Mia and off to the side about 6 inches from her was one of her eggs. My hubby checked on her this morning before he left for work and all 4 were there. That was 3 hours ago. The egg was cold. I put it under her and she started to pick at it then sat back down on the nest. She moved the eggs to a diffrent spot yesterday. They should hatch today and as long as i was there i checked and nothing yet. If she moves the egg agian should i put it in the hatcher. I have it warming now just in case. What should i do. She is in the warm garage in the brooder house. (I have a portable brooder house.)
     
  2. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had you candled the egg and you know there's development? May be she knew it wouldn't hatch so moved it out. ? Just guessing. Good luck!
     
  3. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were all alive 5 days ago. I went out and it is still under her.
     

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