Too late to add eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rosawoodsii, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. rosawoodsii

    rosawoodsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my bantams has gone broody, so after a few days I decided to let her hatch out a couple of Silkie eggs. Now I'm wondering if it's too late to add more eggs for her to hatch. This is day 3. I think she's still laying, but she's always on the nest.
     
  2. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
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    If she is broody, she's not laying and if she is on day 3 I wouldn't give her any more eggs. Unless of course you took the chicks from her as they hatch, she might sit longer.
     
  3. rosawoodsii

    rosawoodsii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might have to do that, as she has only one real egg and two wooden eggs under her. She sure didn't wait long to set, unless, of course, while I was taking away the eggs, she was still counting. [​IMG]
     

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