bantam eggs under black australorp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RockyToggRanch, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    I put some MFD eggs under my broody australorp. Will I have to remove the chicks when they hatch or should she be fine raising tiny ones? She'll have big chicks too.
  2. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    I have never tried, but black astraulorps are such good broodies and good mamas I sure would try. We gave our broody 4 chicks that were already 4 days old, and a bigger breed than she, and she's mothering them relentlessly. They're hers, and she makes sure we all know it![​IMG]


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