3 Pekins 1 nest box

mother hen 13

In the Brooder
6 Years
Dec 21, 2013
33
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south of england
Hi my Mini Pekins have been broody all over Easter.
I was so fed up with the 3 sitting constantly in 1 nest box I just left them to it.
Yesterday egg shell out side box. I thought now they are breaking the eggs.
Today counted at least 2 little heads.
I cant get near the box, they all peck at me and scold . Also I don't know witch hen is brooding witch chick.So I see no option but to leave them.
Iv put out some chick crumb and a very shallow water dish as I have never seen anything so little!
Fingers crossed everyone.
LoL
motherhen 13
 

mother hen 13

In the Brooder
6 Years
Dec 21, 2013
33
0
22
south of england
Hi just an update
This am. All still sitting can hear peeping and seen teeny pink feet sticking out.
Has anyone else had amicable multiple broody hens ?
mother hen
 

mother hen 13

In the Brooder
6 Years
Dec 21, 2013
33
0
22
south of england
Hi Just to say 3 pekins now have 8 chicks.
Have moved out of nest box but all sitting happy together.
Dont know if they know whos chicks are whos, I dont !
I really didnt think chickens would brood together like this.
mother hen
 
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