Question!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickyPooh, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen (second one this month [​IMG]). If I collect 10 eggs throughout the week and keep them in a egg carton until I have the dersired number, would they be alright to put under a broody hen after a week of no incubation in an air conditioned house?
     
  2. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll be fine, I would tilt the carton at least once a day though
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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    Store them with the big end up!

    Good luck!
     
  4. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    K thanks! But what do you mean tilt the carton?
     
  5. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Put something under it to tip it and tilt the opposite side every day. That way the yolk doesn't settle in the same spot the whole time.
     
  6. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhhh! Okay thanks again. [​IMG]
     

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