saving a robin egg

Asked May 26, 2018, 1:18 PM EDT

How long can a robins egg last without its mothers warmth? I found a robin egg laying on the ground by the side of my house. The day before, i found a cracked robin egg a couple of feet from where I found this one. Except that one looked like it had been hatched through. So I'm estimating that it hasn't had its mothers warmth for about two days, remind you it has the suns warmth and it's not winter. Will I be able to save it with an incubator or is it too late?

Rensselaer County New York birds

1 Response

Probably it is too late. The egg may have been pushed out of the nest by one of the other chicks which had hatched earlier