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Hey guys!
My chicken had been missing when all my girls and boy were out and about in the garden. She was in the coop sitting on some eggs. Today I candled them, and there are veins, an air sack and something dark in the centre-top.
I'm unsure how long she's been incubating, more than a week I know that.
Any advice would be appreciated wink.png
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Hi welcome-byc.gif

Glad you could join the flock! I found having a broody hen a truly amazing experience. How nature works is just fantastic. Here is a lovely article that I'm sure you will find most helpful ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/guide-to-letting-broody-hens-hatch-and-raise-chicks

Wishing you the very best of luck with your hen. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat frow.gif
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What nice surprise,   sending good hatching vibes your way  :jumpy

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Welcome to BYC :frow Glad you joined the flock! There is an absolutely wonderful thread on all things broody hen here that I think you'll enjoy: 
 
 
Enjoy the site and best of luck with the hatch!

 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

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Hi and welcome to BYC - all the best with your broody!

 

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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