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Sims 4 Cottage Living: Egg Hatching Guide

This guide will show you how to get eggs in Sims 4 Cottage Living.

An important part of the Cottage Living in Sims 4 is to do some animal husbandry and hatch some eggs. However, for many players, it is a pretty confusing process. There are various types of special eggs too that many people do not know how to get. So, scroll down and find out everything that you need to know about Eggs in Sims 4.

How to get Eggs to hatch in Sims 4 Cottage Living?

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Sims 4 Cottage Life: How To Get Eggs and Hatch Them

  • To get eggs in the game you will first need to purchase a coop in the game.
  • The next step is to obviously purchase chickens.
  • A chicken can cost between 75-200 Simoleons. You can purchase 8 chickens as that is the limit of a coop.
  • Next, make sure to clean the coop in order to keep your chickens happy. Also, feed them on time with the Scatter Feed Nearby option and spend time with them.
  • You can also befriend your chickens as it will make them happier.
  • Now, to get the chickens to hatch eggs in Sims 4 Cottage Living make sure to purchase treats.
  • Each treat has various effects on the chicken and the color of the egg.
  • If you want the egg to hatch just keep the egg back in the coop.
  • Once 2 days are over, go back to the coop and you will see an interactive option asking you to help with hatching. The egg will also automatically hatch, so, this step is not necessary.
  • If you have a golden egg, you might get a golden chick.
  • You will also have to watch out for foxes as they usually steal the eggs.
  • So, you will have to upgrade your coop and install the Fox-Be-Gone alarm which will trigger, well, an alarm.
  • You can also have a Llama on your farm which will stop foxes from stealing eggs.

Also Read: How To Build A Pond In Sims 4 Cottage Living?

How to get different colored eggs?

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You will also be able to get chickens to hatch different colored eggs in Sims 4 Cottage Living. For this, you will have to give them different types of treats.

  • Chocolatey Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Chocolate Egg.
  • Flirty Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Hatchable Egg.
  • Fruity Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Blue Egg.
  • Golden Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Golden Chicken.
  • Pumpkin Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting an Orange Egg.
  • Rainbow Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Rainbow Egg.
  • Spicy Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting an Obsidian Egg.
  • Veggie Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a Green Egg.

Other types of treats will have varied effects. You can find these in the list below:

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  • Animal Party Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting a higher socializing skill with the animal.
  • Fishy Protein Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting an extra egg in the next harvest.
  • Friendly Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting an increase in your relationship dynamic with the animal.
  • Midnight Treat: This treat will give you the best chance of getting an Evil Chicken. If you have an Evil Chicken will lay Obsidian Eggs and can also kill your Sim.

To check what kind of egg has been laid, you will have to go and interact with the chicken.

Also Read: Sims 4 Cottage Living: How To Make Money

More tips about Eggs and how to hatch them in Sims 4 Cottage Living

  • You will only get chicks if the egg is a hatchable egg. To increase your chances of a hatchable egg you will have to use the Flirty Treat.
  • If it is a normal egg you will have to go and collect it from the coop. If you do not do this in time, the egg will get spoiled. You can use the fresh eggs in various recipes.
  • If you use an Obsidian egg in any recipe, it will turn the Sim who consumes it into an evil Sim. This Sim will start setting fire to random objects.
  • Golden Chickens are the best to have around. They improve the quality of everything they are around.
  • Evil Chickens are made when you give a chicken the Midnight Treat. These chickens are dangerous as they can kill your Sim if you get too close. However, if you have a good relationship with these chickens, they can protect you from the Grim Reaper.

This is everything you need to know about how to get and hatch eggs in Sims 4 Cottage Living. While you are here you can also have a look at how to perform canning.

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