bantam eggs under black australorp

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

  1. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Songster

    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 Songster

    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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