broody hen question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snyd08, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    since im an incubator guy i thought id try a broody this time. i have quail eggs that i yanked from tthe bator and put them under a broody. first off. i moved the hen into a smaller dog kennel and shes not happy about it. then i added 6 quail eggs. shes not too thrilled about them either. anyway shes a very broody hen however do you think with the quail eggs and moving her will she break brood or do i give her a few hours to get acclimated and hope she starts to sit on them... shes looking at these small spotted eggs as if they are aliens [​IMG]
     
  2. snyd08

    snyd08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also im worried that iv had the eggs out of the bator for about an hour and they are loosing a little heat. i;v had a bator tunr off before and they still hatched after they got cold however it was a low hatch rate. i just want to have a hen hatch eggs for once. i;v never experienced it.
     

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