HELP! WHAT DO I DO WITH THE EGGS?...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by atira, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. atira

    atira Out Of The Brooder

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    After nearly 6 months of my girls not laying the youngest ones are starting. Problem is one hen has laid her eggs in the feed pan and with all of this cold the eggs are really cold, possibly frozen...I moved the eggs to a nest box and they took all of the straw and eggs out of the box and buried them under the straw.
    What do I do with the eggs? I have no idea whether they are fertilized or not...where do I keep the eggs? HELP!
     
  2. CedarCluck

    CedarCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    Do you have any males? If not then the eggs aren't fertilized. As far as what to do with them, do what we all do. Collect them and eat them and enjoy the amazing flavor lol. What I would recommend is putting a golf ball in the nesting box till they get the hang of things and know for sure that is where they are supposed to lay their eggs. then eventually just take the ball out and there you go.
     

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