100% hatch from broody!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ginasmarans, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I knew her day was getting close,but I did not know the exact date(I forgot to mark them). Yesterday afternoon I went to check her and little heads popped out from under her. I needed to move her to a different pen,so I lifted her up to see how she was doing and there were no more eggs,just shells! I have 9 cutie pie marans chicks. This hen is a mixed marans hen. These girls have been broody troopers. I have had 4 purebreeds to go broody this year and 1 mixed marans,plus I have a mixed manrans going broody. My white leghorn hen is due to begin hatching her eggs tomorrow. Whew! I need more pens.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    That is great! I hope my broody has a good hatch this week, i'm nervous because of the heat.
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    congrats. My broody call duck hen just hatched 8 out of 8 of her eggs, about 2 weeks ago.
  5. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2008
    East Tennessee
    It is amazing how mother nature is so much better at incubation and hatching than we are! [​IMG] We buy all the tools of the trade to try to beat her and still fail. [​IMG] In fact we dont even compare. [​IMG] I just noticed the first pip on 17 Dominique eggs in my bator.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2008
  6. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    congratulations on the babies! awwww
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 5, 2007
    I know around here sara the hens job is to air condition the eggs not keep them warm its burining AHHHHHH

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