1st time w/ broody - questions !!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Miz Mary, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Songster

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    Have 2 broody's ... one 1 week later than the other . 1st hatch due the 17th , of 5 eggs . 2nd hatch ,only 2 eggs ..... both silkies ..... they are sharing nests !!! Will this be ok when hatch time comes ??? .....they are on the floor of the coop, blocked off from the other 3 hens/1 roo ..... I'm assuming to keep watch for the first hatch, make sure the hens get along , hoping one continues to finish the second hatch ..... or should I take the second broody out and separate her and the 2 later eggs ?????

    2 eggs have poo on them ( dried )....what do I do ???
     

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