What can I do for these eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 13ChickenGirl, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. 13ChickenGirl

    13ChickenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My naughty chickens like to climb on top of my broody hen when she's in there and they cracked open an egg :heand ate a half formed chick. Some of the eggs have egg yoke on them.:barnie Is there any way to clean them off? Will it effect the hatch?:fl I moved her to a kennel so no more chicken can get to her.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    If they just got "some" yolk on them---I would leave them alone---if they are covered---maybe take your thumb nail and push some of it off.
     
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  3. 13ChickenGirl

    13ChickenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks! I was worried about pushing yoke off because wouldn't it take of some of the protective layer on the egg?
     
  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Probably, but probably not as bad as washing them!
     
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