Sitting and the heat!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MommaB, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. MommaB

    MommaB In the Brooder

    Jul 16, 2011
    I am currently incubating but I also want to let my hens hatch some as well. We have been geting up over the 100's for over a month now and my girls are laying (although not much) but they are not sitting.

    We moved the pen last week so I gather the eggs that were in there. There were 11 eggs that had been laid over about 2 weeks and only two of them showed any sign of development. Out of the ten that I gathered for the incubator all 10 were fertilized but 4 quit on me. Hubby is saying that I just need to remove the eggs because they won't lay in this heat.

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