Broody hen and her eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    have a broody hen sitting on a dozen eggs, 8 batams and 4 standards. I put the 8 eggs under her yesterday and the 4 just a little while ago, will that be a problem that they are a day apart? Do I need to do anything for the broody mom other than supply food/water? She is in a very large dog kennal with shavings in it.

    When I purchased these eggs I didn't realize they were batams, I assumed standard and the the owner didn't specify, so it was my mistake. Anyways will a couple of batam hens be alright living with a bunch of standards? (see sigy for list of other chickens)

  2. Freebie

    Freebie Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    I have both standard and bantam mixed, but I know alot of people don't. I guess I have just been lucky.

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