how will i know when an egg stops developing?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aelizabeth, May 31, 2010.

  1. aelizabeth

    aelizabeth Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 14, 2010
    Southeast GA
    the title says it all..

    my hen quit sitting on an egg @ day 11. I put her back on the egg (she's staying on it, so why'd she get off in the first place?) but I think the egg might've stopped developing. [​IMG]
    will I be able to tell?
  2. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    yup,candle it in a few days and if it isnt alive you will see that.

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