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Hen and oil

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MySweetChickens, Nov 26, 2015.

  1. MySweetChickens

    MySweetChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so we have a hen we found that was broody with horrible scaley leg not even thinking i put oil on her legs my question is will the eggs die we dont really want chicks but im curiouse i dont enjoy being a chick murderer
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's possible that the oil may cause the embryos to die if it soaked though the shell. If you candle the eggs in a couple of days you will know for sure.
     
  3. MySweetChickens

    MySweetChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok i will candle in a couple of days to see
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    What kind of oil?....like motor oil?
     

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