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Old 22 July 2014, 04:12 PM
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Chicken Thunder stops eggs from hatching

Comment: My stepson was told at the Ionia Fair in Michigan that thunder
separates the yolk & white of eggs & prevents their hatching. I assume
this is an old wives tale.
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Old 22 July 2014, 04:19 PM
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So thunder stops the egg from developing? I'm not ovistist, but I'm pretty sure that an egg that is ready to hatch has no yolk or white left.
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Old 22 July 2014, 05:37 PM
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May be it keeps the rooster away from the hens? If they're all hunkered down, it may have a grain of truth? [just extrapolating here]

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