Being broody the lazy way

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pbjmaker, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    So I have this pair of frizzle cochin who are sitting on eggs they stole from my silkie about 2 1/2 weeks ago. They are due to hatch Sunday but when I checked them last night 2 had internally pipped.

    I went to check to see if there were any chicks this morning - lo and behold - one of my mille fleur d'uccles had stole the 2 pipped eggs and was sitting on them. Leave it to a millie to let the cochins do all the work and then try and claim the chicks!

    I immediately rectified the situation then told the millie if she wanted chicks she had to do the work first.
  2. Dorothy1324

    Dorothy1324 Songster

    Jun 21, 2007
    [​IMG][​IMG]:lol:That is so funny
  3. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    ha ha! Silly birds!!!

    congrats on the babies! Looks like they will have lots of mommies!

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