Brooding Hen...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by PeepsHanginWithMe, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. PeepsHanginWithMe

    PeepsHanginWithMe Out Of The Brooder

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    What are the chances that my Red Comet hen who is brooding 3 of her own 4 day old chicks will accept some other breed chicks that I would like to buy?
    She is doing such a good job, if she would take on some more
    chicks I would love to try it!!



































































































































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  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    You might be able to sneak them under her at night. But be prepared for an alternative plan if she won't accept them.
     
  3. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    I have tried that before. The new chicks were afraid of the mother hen. Like said above, have another plan. Good luck.
     

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