Hen started to lay... I'm not convinced they will hatch!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ArtCaptain, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. ArtCaptain

    ArtCaptain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have an Ameraucana hen that is apparently is laying eggs and might hatch them. She has her little nest and so far she has 2 eggs. She has the tendency to get up leave the eggs for a couple of hours and they get cold. Somebody told me that once she is done laying 10 eggs she will sit down and not get up again and that if the eggs get cold now it is ok. Will these eggs hatch? And yes I'm pretty sure they're fertile.
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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  3. ArtCaptain

    ArtCaptain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ArtCaptain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked the tread that you showed me and I'm pretty sure my hen isn't broody. She doesn't stay on the eggs that long and she definitely doesn't puff up when I look inside the nest.[​IMG]
     
  5. SunkenRoadFarms

    SunkenRoadFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she roosting at night?
     
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  6. ArtCaptain

    ArtCaptain Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. [​IMG]
     

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