Worth a try?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kymw90, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. Kymw90

    Kymw90 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 6, 2012
    Cornwall UK
    My Coop
    I know I have at least two hens laying, one was laying underneath a hay bale and the other has been a mystery last week until today when I emptied the donkeys straw feeder/manger and found 4 eggs from my Poland. They can only have been from Thursday onwards as I emptied the manger fully then but every day since then I've looked and no eggs but seems the eggs had slipped to the bottom.

    Wondering if I should try incubating them or would the temperatures have affected how fertile they are?

    Its still cold in the UK but they have been at the bottom of a hay manger and wrapped up and safe.

    Worth a try or start from freshly collected and stored properly?
  2. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would start fresh
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    What are the temps there? If cold enough to freeze I wouldn't bother.

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