Any ideas for eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Little Miss, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Little Miss

    Little Miss Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 1, 2012
    My birds lay plenty of eggs but they never sit on them. I have a rooster that is constantly caught "doing the deed" but none of the hens act like their eggs are fertalized. By the time I get home from school, the eggs are already too cold to save. How can I get my birds, bantams and normal sized, to sit on their eggs and hatch some babies? I've never done this before so don't hold back any useful information. [​IMG]
  2. lbrtyldy

    lbrtyldy Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 18, 2011
    I don't think you can make a hen go broody. I had some that were broody and 1 hatched out 6 eggs in the summer but no one's broody now. I think it might be partly due to the time of year - I expect them to get ready to sit in the spring.
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2011
    Build an incubator out of a cooler. You can hatch the eggs there. They are fine to collect when you get home.
    Read up on hatching eggs. Have fun. [​IMG]

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