brooding hen with non fertal eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Scott in saint pauls, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Scott in saint pauls

    Scott in saint pauls Hatching

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    i thought i had lost another hen 2 weeks ago but i found her this morning in the woods setting on a big messa eggs no rooster so what do i do?

    Scott in saint pauls
     
  2. elmo

    elmo Songster

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    There's no point to letting her sit on a nest of duds, and it's dangerous for her to be out there besides, so just bring her in and throw the eggs away.
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

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    Replace them with fertile eggs or break the broodiness by putting her in a suspended cage with food and water.
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    and yes like Elmo said, get her someplace safe.
     

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