help broody mama lost three eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tinamommy727, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. tinamommy727

    tinamommy727 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hatching four silkie chicks from a broody silkie..I checked this morning and three were gone. After digging around in the bedding around her I found them but they were cold. Will they still hatch? I just put them back under her.
     
  2. ChickenAndMore

    ChickenAndMore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody hens do this because they know they are bad. If they where good they might hatch depending on how long they where out from under her. If they are like this again tomorrow they probably are bad (try candling the eggs).
     

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