2 broody hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by csmorton, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. csmorton

    csmorton New Egg

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    So we have had one silkie hen go broody and just hatch one of her 2 eggs ... the other is hatching any day also ... so after she excepted new chick I put her other egg under my second broody silkie hoping she will come out of being broody ... i want to only have one mom at this point ...can I take chick once hatched introduce to first hen and if she takes it put other back with her flock ... ideas on how to do this ? Thanks
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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  5. csmorton

    csmorton New Egg

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    Thanks I just put my question on that thread ..hope I did it right [​IMG]
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    I've never had broody hens hatch eggs, so can't be of much help. I hope you can find the answers you need in the Broody thread![​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I've never had a broody hen but, I would think it would be upsetting to her to have one disappear all of a sudden when her hormones are telling her to protect and raise her brood.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

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  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I also have never had a broody hen hatch eggs, so good luck to you!!
     

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