Pullet eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Andora, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    My girls are laying little pullet eggs now. I cracked one open and they are definitely fertile. I have to get rid of my roos tomorrow, since they are crowing like crazy and I live in the city. Is it possible to hatch those pullet eggs? They're ping pong ball sized. Would something bad happen if I incubated them? I'm thinking they probably wouldn't be big enough to allow a chick to develop fully...
     
  2. bradybrady09

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    i hatched 2 pullet eggs recently think of it this way bantam eggs are very tiny Quail eggs ect. and the babies do fine the chicks i hatched are happy and healthy little fluffy butts
     
  3. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    That excites me! Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've hatched pullet eggs before. It works it's just not as high percentage as full sized eggs. Give it a go.
     
  5. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I have to find someone to let me borrow their incubator.

    What about the ones that have been in the fridge for a few days??
     
  6. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Refrigeration does decrease the hatch odds but I've hatched both refridgerated and near frozen 34-36 degree eggs so it's possible.
     

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