Will these eggs hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by KatLacroix, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. KatLacroix

    KatLacroix Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a broody hen who was sitting on a clutch on nine eggs yesterday morning. I went back around 12:00 pm and she wasn't on them. She wasn't on them at 6:00 pm, either.

    This morning she was back on them. I don't know whether or not they went an extended period without being incubated but i'm guessing they were.

    thoughts?
     
  2. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long had she been sitting on the eggs? If it was early in the incubation, it might be okay.
     
  3. KatLacroix

    KatLacroix Out Of The Brooder

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    It was the first day of incubation
     
  4. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it should be fine, as long as she goes back to them and does the "setters" job with a will.
     

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