Will They Hatch????????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mommto3kiddos, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my chronic banty broody started laying FINALLY after I let her hatch 6 eggs last October.. Well last week she went broody AGAIN, and this time she is sitting on 2 EE eggs (thats all I would leave under her) and I candled them lastnight and they are both fertile and developing.. BUT the eggs came from one of the babies she hatch last fall. The EE girl has only been laying about a month or so so her eggs are still on the smaller size.. Her and the Roo are both full size EE.. Will the egg be big enough for the chicks to develop or is this a lost cause???
    Thanks :)
     
  2. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not a lost cause, she could still hatch it.
     
  3. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a great little broody and I soooo hope they do make it as the reason I kept the EE roo was to get more EE babies...lol I just fear the egg is too small as its half the size of a normal year+ hens egg!!
     

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