URGENT...to late to save babies?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazyChickens09, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. CrazyChickens09

    CrazyChickens09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a hen sitting on a nest, she disappeared sometime the morning and didn't come home to sit on her nest or roost. Is it to late to save the 3 day fertile eggs? I am hoping to save her eggs.
     
  2. SamJacobbe

    SamJacobbe Out Of The Brooder

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    It's possible, though I would say highly unlikely. The eggs might just possibly go dormant, as if she was laying another egg and not gonna incubate them just yet. If you have an incubator ready, I would take the eggs inside, let them get to room temperature, and then place them inside. Candle them on day five, or seven and see if the embryos are still growing.

    Hope I help, and they live.
     
  3. CrazyChickens09

    CrazyChickens09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I will wait and see.
     

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