just found eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by samandmike, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    i porbly sound stupid but hear goes i just found 4 eggs been checking every day and could not find any buy today i was up earlyer and heard one squacking alot so i went to feed and water and look for eggs idident see any buy felt on the shelf that i havent been able to look on and found them thay feel slightly warm one is rir one is whight rock i have a roo with them do you think that i should leave them and see if thay will hatch not shure how long thay wear thear or witch one layed i hade rir and roo about 2 monthes whight rock only about two weeks rir hen stays up high the other hen gets down
     
  2. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Do you have a broody hen?
     
  3. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    dont know just started with chickens i havent seen eather of them sitting up whear i found the eggs but the rir dosent want to get on the floor she is verry tame and i think she sees me coming to coop and runs to meat me at the door every day
     
  4. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    sorry i take so long to reply the topic list showes no reply on my screen and im not verry good typer
     
  5. pkeeler

    pkeeler Songster

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    If no hen is sitting on them now, chances are they will rot before your hen decides to brood them. If she ever does. I would collect them. If you really want to hatch chicks like this, then replace them with fake eggs or golf balls or smooth rocks. Store the eggs in a cool dark place. Wait a week, if one of your hens starts brooding on the golf balls, then switch out the balls for the eggs. Otherwise, eat them after a week.
     
  6. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    will thay still be good to eat i dont know how long thay have been thear
     
  7. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    To err on the side of caution I would just toss these out [​IMG]
     
  8. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    is thear any way to tell if thay can still be good to eat
     
  9. Chicky Tocks

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    Put them in a sinkfull of water. If they float, toss them out.
     
  10. samandmike

    samandmike In the Brooder

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    cool or warm can i still try to hatch after 7 days if one starts to sit
     

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