HELP!!!! FIRST EGG EVER !!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ttrjpbcz, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have no idea who laid it, the boys and girls are all together now because they were on the brink of being old enough, but wow, it happened...........

    What do I do? Kepp chicks away? move it? I have no clue!!!!
    It's a silkie egg btw, cutest thing I ever saw!!! It's tiny and a little wet, I hope that doesn't mean it's cracked. We saw her RIGHT after she laid it.....

    Thank you for any help!!!
     
  2. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    now no one is sitting on it!!
     
  3. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
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    They will lay several eggs before they decide to set and then they might not set. Take it in the house and keep garthing until one decides to set.
    Chris
     
  4. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Eat It!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what does garthing mean?
     
  6. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I shouldn't encourage her to sit on it?
     
  7. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
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    [​IMG] they mean "gathering"....keep gathering them until you have several....if you leave it in there they may start pecking at it or squish it and eat it...that could start a nasty habit of egg-eating...
    ~Rebecca
     
  8. coffeemama

    coffeemama Barista Queen

    Mar 5, 2008
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    Quote:Well you can, but consider the winter weather and chicks, if you live somewhere cold. [​IMG]
     
  9. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how will they learn to sit on them if I take them out?
     
  10. ttrjpbcz

    ttrjpbcz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This egg is most likely fertile, it won't hatch?
     

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