Broody hen and eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jellywilli, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. jellywilli

    jellywilli New Egg

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    Hi

    I am new here and wondered if anybody can help.

    I have Broody chicken and bought 6 eggs for her to sit on. However today when they eggs have arrived it appears she is over her broodiness and is not sitting on them at all! Typical !

    Any ideas of how we can get her or any of our girls to sit on them ?

    Also , how long should I leave the eggs in the nesting box for before removing them if they are just not interested?

    Any ideas, tips and help is much appreciated
     
  2. gameroosters

    gameroosters New Egg

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    leave the eggs in for about a week and if the hen dont sit on them she might not be broody anymore
     
  3. jellywilli

    jellywilli New Egg

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    Ok will do ..... Thanks for replying
     

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