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BROODY HEN FINALLY!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by erin lynn, Oct 21, 2016.

  1. erin lynn

    erin lynn Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so excited to say after failed attempts at incubation I finally have a broody hen actually two are sitting on the eggs they are sisters and I read they will raise they clutch together so I'm hoping they will they are sitting on about 25 eggs so super excited!!!!!
     
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  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats[​IMG].There are a lot of threads in the learning center for broody hens and etc.
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Congrats erin lynn .. so, this is your first time hatching with a broody? In my opinion, watching a proud mumma hen raise her chicks is a beautiful thing and you are in for such a treat.

    If I can, just wanted to ensure that you have a Plan B in case they are not happy raising the little ones together.

    I am not saying it will happen in your case but sometimes there can be fights and squabbles over the bubs and the little ones can get injured. I hope that is not the case for you but a Plan B [separate areas] is good to have, just in case.

    Please keep us updated with how you go and of course, pictures! [​IMG]
     
  5. erin lynn

    erin lynn Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I have a brooder all set up and ready to go I actually have two sister hens sitting on the same nest together. I read that this can happen sometimes they have about 25 to 27 eggs they are sitting on so November 8th I should have some babies YAY!!!!!
     
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