is she incubate proper?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by alibaba, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. alibaba

    alibaba Out Of The Brooder

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    i've an asil/shamo hen. she laid her first ten eggs and start sitting on them. but i feel she is not incubating properly because she sitting on them then leave the nest for an hour then again start incubating them and after 4/5 hours again leave nest for an hour. i don't know what's going on? and one thing she is incubating first time. thx
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    First, often, the first time that a hen tries to incubate eggs, she fails.

    Second, sometimes, even a good hen will sit like that for the first two or three days, but then settle down properly.

    You will just have to wait for a few days and see how she does.

    If she keeps jumping off the nest after a week, i don't think there would be any hope for the eggs.
     
  3. alibaba

    alibaba Out Of The Brooder

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    one more thing, today she again laid another egg but still incubate all the eggs. and she is biting me if i try to take out the eggs.
     
  4. Peplers chicks

    Peplers chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't know where you are staying, but, I saw previously with some of my hen's that breed, on heavy warm days they tend to leave their nests, maybe that is what happening
     
  5. alibaba

    alibaba Out Of The Brooder

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    may be it is possible because in my city, heavy warm weather for two days.
     

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