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post #21 of 24

My chick survived, last night I put it under the mommy hen because it started to get more lively so I thought was better to get it the coop.
post #22 of 24

I've thought about it a while back, but decided against ordering fertile eggs since I can't have roosters and can't bet on only getting hens to hatch!

post #23 of 24

Ya, that is a problem. Even if you are hatching eggs where it is legal, there will always be roosters, and too many roosters is not a good thing. You have to get rid of roosters either way;

Birds:

2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Speckled Sussex, 3 Easter Eggers, 1 Dominique, 1 Black Star, 2 Reds of Unknown Origin, 1 Red Star.

1 Cochin Mix, 1 Black Australorp, 1 Delaware, 2 SS/BA mixes (Cockerels), 1 Mixed Bantam (Cockerel), 1 Blue Wyandotte 

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Birds:

2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Speckled Sussex, 3 Easter Eggers, 1 Dominique, 1 Black Star, 2 Reds of Unknown Origin, 1 Red Star.

1 Cochin Mix, 1 Black Australorp, 1 Delaware, 2 SS/BA mixes (Cockerels), 1 Mixed Bantam (Cockerel), 1 Blue Wyandotte 

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post #24 of 24
Tonight I walked out to the coop I have my four hens that were sitting on eggs separated with the eggs they were sitting on, when I went out tonight to check the eggs they weren't sitting on the eggs they were all four laying away from there nest??? What does this mean sad.png
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