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Hen laying eggs left over in nesting box

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AGUANGA, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. AGUANGA

    AGUANGA New Egg

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    Hi All! my hen laid 10 eggs. 6 chicks so far in a day. 4 eggs she is still brooding on. When do I know it is time to discard any eggs that fail to hatch? Thank you in advance :)
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Your hen will get off the nest on day two or three, so after that you can check them and discard them. Hopefully all were set on the same day.
     
  3. AGUANGA

    AGUANGA New Egg

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    Thank you very much for your reply. Will do!
     

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