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Is a hatch possible

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newpoultryppl2, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. newpoultryppl2

    newpoultryppl2 New Egg

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    I have one broody hen that is sitting on five eggs, but I have 6 to 8 other eggs that I would like to try and hatch out that were laid in the last couple of days do I have to get an incubator or can I hatch them with a heat lamp and a makeshift nest. And how many days will the eggs be okay to still try and hatch before I have to do something
     
  2. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I often keep eggs for 10 days but most people only store them for 7 days. A heat lamp wont work. There is no way to stabilize temperature and humidity.
     
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