broody hen--- how long do you let them?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gottaluvchickens, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. gottaluvchickens

    gottaluvchickens In the Brooder

    May 27, 2009
    I have a broody hen. She has been on a couple of eggs for a couple weeks. What I would like to know, is how long does it take to hatch an egg and at what point do you stop the hen?
  2. Jen4

    Jen4 Songster

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
    About 21 Days... has it been that long?

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