I'm kind of worried.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by The Red Rooster, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I have a broody hen. She chose to lay her eggs in the shed (Its had holes and it gets drafty and very cheap) its COLD here in SD and its blowing mega winds. She gets off to eat and drink, and i'm worried the eggs are going to get to cold.

    What are her chances to hatch those eggs?
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011
  2. Uniontown Poultry

    Uniontown Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    As long as it's not super cold, and she only leaves the nest for short periods, there shouldn't be a problem. You could put her in one of those deep rubbermaids with some litter and her eggs and bring her in (with some food and water) or put her somewhere out of the wind.
  3. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Thanks for the advice! Its been pretty cold here.
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    Please keep that cold weather there, I'm not ready. [​IMG]
  5. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I'll try! I won't come visit you, ok? Other wise I would bring the weather! Seriousely, it started snowing in TN when we went there!!

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    Quote:Where did you go that it was snowing? It got cold but nlt that cold?

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