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Broody hen

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Thread Starter 
Hi everyone I have a buff Orpington who went broody this Monday I decided I'd let her sit but I have no cockerel so I ordered some eggs for her they will only arrive Friday evening and I was worried that she might not stay sitting for the whole duration of the incubation. Can anyone shed some light for me ?
post #2 of 4

Give her some eggs, even if they aren't fertilized. Real eggs or artificial will keep her in the nest until you get the fertilized eggs.

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2 Corinthians 9:15

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I am a CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift.

 

1 rabbit, 1 owl, 1 peacock, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 2 guineas, 50+ mutt chickens, lots of tilapia, koi, a pregnant Jersey and a heifer! No more quail.

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post #3 of 4
Thread Starter 
@TheKindaFarmGal thanks a lot for the advice I'll do that now
post #4 of 4

No problem. :)

I am a CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift.

 

1 rabbit, 1 owl, 1 peacock, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 2 guineas, 50+ mutt chickens, lots of tilapia, koi, a pregnant Jersey and a heifer! No more quail.

Reply

I am a CHRISTIAN

2 Corinthians 9:15

Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift.

 

1 rabbit, 1 owl, 1 peacock, 2 cats, 3 dogs, 2 guineas, 50+ mutt chickens, lots of tilapia, koi, a pregnant Jersey and a heifer! No more quail.

Reply
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