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Not sure how long Broody hen had been sitting.

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Have a broody hen she has been sitting for a little over a week since I got home but I was gone for a couple weeks prior and not sure how long she has been sitting... How can I tell how long before hatching?
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You can try candling the eggs and comparing them to a candling chart to see how far along they are. Here's a chart:

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Breeding Ayam Cemanis, Roman Tufted Geese, and Welsh Harlequin Ducks.

Vermonters, come join us in the Vermont thread!

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