Broody hen and a stupid question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Egg Rookie 2010, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Egg Rookie 2010

    Egg Rookie 2010 Songster

    Jun 21, 2010
    North Idaho
    I have a broody hen. I would LIKE to have about 6 more girls added to the flock. My last hatch was 5 birds, one died and only ONE female! So now I have a new broody but my roo is gone. Can I buy hatching eggs on here and jamb them under her? Will they hatch? I dont even know how to go about find hatching eggs locally. She has been sitting on golf balls for about 3 days now.

  2. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

    Sep 28, 2011
    Byhalia, MS
    Yes if she is already sitting, you can put shipped eggs under her. Go to the auction page for hatching eggs on here, lots of people sell them on here. Good luck, hope you get some girls!!! [​IMG]
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Yea , you can. I've done that with silkies. I also had a backup incubator incase she stopped.

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