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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fowled-out, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. fowled-out

    fowled-out Songster

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    My hen laid a small egg today, a little bigger than a golf ball. Can I incubate it? I am collecting her eggs daily to incubate, she is my breeder.
     

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    You can incubate it but keep in mind that the chick may be very small or may not have enough room in the shell to develop properly. I wouldn't incubate that one.
     
  3. GAchick

    GAchick Songster

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    Quote:x2
     
  4. Blue Ninja

    Blue Ninja In the Brooder

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    Also the tiny egg may have a thicker shell causing difficulties for the chick to hatch. I wouldn't.
     
  5. id give it a try. see whay happens. u could always assit it during hatching if theres problems
     

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