After all that DRAMA, Miss Broody is back on her nest this evening

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Carli, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Carli

    Carli Out Of The Brooder

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    May 4, 2010
    I went out to close up shop for the night and there she was, broody as ever. I have to admit, this is a huge relief. Now I don't have to spend the next four days regulating the heat of an incubator but GOODNESS, the ruckus that hen caused! I put her eggs back beside her and within moments, she was pulling them beneath her feathers. I'm SO done right now! At this point, I refuse to intervene unless I see a chick in need. If we get a hatch, fabulous! If not, that's how farm life goes I guess...

    Thanks for all the help today![​IMG]
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    [​IMG] Thank god she's back! My two broody (incubated) silkies aren't so good with the mothering either, they get off the nest for ages then finally return about an hour later. If my clutch doesn't hatch, i won't be surprised at all [​IMG]
     

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