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I need help please. Will my egg hatch???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PortugalBantam, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. PortugalBantam

    PortugalBantam Chirping

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    I have a hen that went broody on a clutch of dummy eggs (gold balls). She has been sitting in them for 24 hours so to Ightveh I moved her into a private pen with the intention of giving her some real eggs in the next 2 days. When I moved her I noticed she was sitting on the golf balls as well as a small egg. Most likely hers. My question if I take the egg and keep it until I'm ready to give her a real clutch will it still hatch? She has been "incubating" it for 24 hours. Can I remove it and put it back in 2 days with other eggs ?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

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