Broody hen question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by New2TheCoop, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that has been broody for about 10 days, my question is, if I put eggs under her now, will she hatch them out? Or should I just wait on another hen to go broody?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She'll hatch 'em. [​IMG] I have a lot of hens who've sat around being broody with nothing under them for up to 60 days until I finally had the chance to break them.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Give her some eggs! She wants to have some babies and nothing is as endearing as watching a momma hen and her babies.
     
  4. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're lucky to have a broody hen and not a broody male pigeon... i gave him some chicken eggs and both of my male pigeons are sitting on some eggs...

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  5. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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