3 are broody now! haha

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by akcskye, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. akcskye

    akcskye Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Now, Domino the SLW, Moma Hattie, the Brahma, AND Heidi the Australorp and the original broody are all laying on the 13 eggs...

    Each one had dug 3 or 4 out from under the other, and when one gets up, they put them under their chests and it continues haha.

    Any harm in this? I would suspect that they have been laying on them full time (at least Heidi) since May 27th...so when should I be expecting a few to hatch?

    Also, what happens when they begin to hatch...does the moma lay on them during the process, push the egg into the open, or what?

    I'd hate to pick up an egg to make sure it's one of the original and mess up a hatch.

    Thanks all, I'll keep you posted. [​IMG]

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