Best Way To Add Chicks??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by laverne34, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. laverne34

    laverne34 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a broody hen that's been sitting on eggs forever......and finally 1 beautiful chick has hatched. The problem is.....she no longer is sitting on the remainder of the unhatched eggs and is sooo happy with this one little chick. Chick (1 week old) and hen are doing great but I was wondering if I could add some chicks that I purchase at the feed store for this hen to mother. My hen is the perfect mother to this 1 little chick and I would like to take advantage of mother nature raising some more chicks for me. Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  2. sherylreno

    sherylreno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You can wait till night and add them then, she will think they are her's too.
     

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