ARGGGGGGGGH banties and Muscovy broody...........errrrrrrrr

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by okiechick57, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Ok so I have had both of Haleyluna's Japanese banty hens go broody.......I let them both.....had finally got them both setting on the correct eggs...........NOW my one Muscovy decides to set ! ARGHHH,.,I moved the eggs........ her.......a few now she is setting with and on top of my poor little banty.........
    Is there ANYTHING I can do beside separating them totally....I do not have the means to do that at this point in time........I will be moving me and my critters in a couple of weeks....the banty hens should be hatching by then........I dont want to worry bout ruining the Muscovies hatch so I want her to stop...........
    any help will be appreciated !
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2008
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Well leave me with no answer for a minute and WAAAAAALAAAAAAAAAA I can bring one banty in with her eggs inside. In a dog carrier? how does that sound? I think that will work and save her from being smooshed by Dilly the Muscovy !
  3. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Bring her in thats what I would do.
    I had a hen set and hatch eggs in a pet carrier.
    Best of luck [​IMG]
  4. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Songster

    Oct 21, 2007
    okie i had two hens that sat on the same nest one time lol. they hatched out 4 chicks.

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