kicking egg's out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by markjak, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. markjak

    markjak Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 28, 2015
    My broody has only had her fertile eggs 3 days and has moved her nest a foot and left one egg behind which has gone cold obviously this egg is now no good but why has she left one behind at this stage
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Has she ever set eggs before? If she's new to the game, then maybe thats why.

  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    One never knows. Is she a first time setter?
    The egg isn't necessarily bad. Going completely cold the first week doesn't mean it's a goner. Try putting it back under her or in an incubator.
    The info ton that is in this link.
  4. markjak

    markjak Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 28, 2015
    Thanks yes she's a first timer she has now taken it again she is in a separate small coop but keeps shifting her nest from the back to the front right next to the door shes coming of for 20-30 mins every morning about half nine and mixing with the flock and my other broody who also is sitting a cluch.
    she is a pekin sitting on 6 brahma eggs wasn't sure if the were to big but shes covering all well

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