Broody BO on peewee eggs?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mphsgal, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. mphsgal

    mphsgal Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 20 week old BO who has been laying peewees (her first eggs) for about 2 weeks now - at least, I think it's her because yesterday she went broody! Today I checked and there are at least 5 eggs under her, all peewees, including a green one from my Ameracauna pullet who only started laying 2 days ago. I don't know where 5 eggs came from since before today I'd only been getting 1 peewee a day. I only have 4 hens total and 2 roosters (surprise! grrr). I've never seen either of the roosters mount a hen, so... could peewees be fertile? Or do I need to break her? I've never had a broody hen...
     
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  2. mphsgal

    mphsgal Out Of The Brooder

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    ...bump...
     
  3. DaveOmak

    DaveOmak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eat the eggs until you are ready to hatch a few.... You might think about eating one of the roo's too...
     

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