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I have a broody hen by herself in a coop 3ft off the ground. I have a little ramp and pop door. The other day I saw an egg in the middle if the...
I just had to share...another successful hatch!
1.5 years ago I ordered 14 more pullets. One ended up being a rooster!
So we kept him and now I...
thanks for the info.
i don't hatch out a lot of chicks.
a few roos is fine, but i don't want to keep that many.
i am happy to give them away.
i have a broody hen, hatching chix as i type. this is my 3 round of babies i have let hatch.
each hatch has produced at least one rooster. i...
all is good now...she is back on her nest looking so peaceful.
good luck with your hatch thebanthams!
I moved a broody hen to a differnt coop by herself as the baby chix will hatch in 11 days.
However, she is not wanting to sit back on her eggs. I...
I had my husband do it.
Gave him baking soda a bag and vinigar. He said it went well....but he wouldn't tell me otherwise. It was so hard. But...
Has anyone ever done this cross breeding?
I did and got two and also crossed the sussex roo with my welsummer.
3 adorable chicks. Waiting to see...
my husband had to do it.
wow...never thought i would be this upset.
had to help it hatch a few days ago...could not stand, had hip problem too....
i know i have been researching how to put a chick out without much suffering.
i have researched splayed leg a bit, and it has never...
3 chicks hatched successfully.
one chick was stuck; as the membranes were dried out.
helped it out, but now after 2 days...it can't stand.
i hate thinking about it struggling, but am trying not to disturb mama and other chicks.
new at this...let mama hen go broody.
they are hatching now.
2 were hatched, but flattened
1 has shell gone, but membrane around it....
first time letting a hen go broody.
one chick hatched great.
found 2 that have been flattened.
not sure if hen is smothering them and then sitting...
good idea for the 'shelter feeder for chicks'.
thanks again for all your help.
just went out to work on seperating it more.
saw a dead chick. it...
thanks so much for the help.
i was not ready for a broody hen. i have raised chicks from day old, but never had a roo until last year.
so when one...
thanks for the advice.
one chick had started hatching and i think she crushed it.
it was dead in half the shell.
so sad...i was really wanting...
a chick just hatched from my broody hen.
however, the other few have not yet.
when i went to check on the others, she started pecking the little...
yeah...one has hatched. went to check on others, still not hatched. however, when i moved her butt up to check on hatchings...she started pecking...