Broody hen problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AussieChics, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. AussieChics

    AussieChics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are at day 22 of my hen sitting on eggs. We had gone from 12 to 1. Yesterday I tried to put 3 chicks under her but she wasn't fooled :-( found the last egg destroyed today but in saying that it didnt look too good anyway.

    Feel like I've wasted such a long time and should have just tried to break her broodiness. I now have to bring 3 chicks into the house to raise or find homes for cos cant really integrate them into the flock later down the track as they really don't like newbies :-(

    Really don't think I will try this again.
     
  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you try sneaking them under her at night?
     
  3. AussieChics

    AussieChics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried. Will try again tonight. But I dont think its going to work
     
  4. AussieChics

    AussieChics Chillin' With My Peeps

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    given it another go tonight. Did it an hour ago and just checked them and they are under her. So fingers crossed all is well in the morning.
     

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