Help first timer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luvchicks8, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    I am on day 20 and my silkie kicked one of her eggs out until the point it was cold to the touch then she put it back under her? Dies that mean it wont hatch. There are only 2 eggs left under her out of 6 [​IMG]
     
  2. apc

    apc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually they kick them out when they are "bad" or it may have happened when she was rotating them. When dealing with broodys I find you always have that chance. [​IMG]
     
  3. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    Oh that was the egg I really had hopes for I see an air sack and a big black area
     
  4. Keri78

    Keri78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    never give up...I've successfully hatched cold abandoned eggs in the past.
     
  5. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    Quote:Really I hope so the lady at feed store said that also. If not if I snuck a baby chicke under her at night will she fall for that?
     
  6. stirkle

    stirkle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definately put it back under...

    If it is at day 20 then there will be no huge detrimental effects... a book I have on ducks states that eggs can even benefit from cooling for short periods...

    if it was cold and the egg cooled quickly... then the developing chick goes into suspended animation... I am unsure whether this is true for later stages however...

    But my rule is if it doesnt smell... put it back...
     
  7. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    new Hampshire
    I hope so I will let everyone know in a few days I really hope it keeps,
     
  8. Ga.chickenman

    Ga.chickenman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope it works [​IMG]
     

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