Is it possible? yes. Is it likely when she has only been broody a few days? Good question with no perfect answer. Even if she has been broody three weeks there is still a question.Hello, my broody hen just went broody and my chicks are hatching tomorrow, is it possible for her to raise the chicks
I see two basic options. Wait until they have all hatched and dried off, then put them under her at night. I don't know how manty chicks will hatch, what your nest looks like, or how cold your weather is down there now. That might influence exactly how I did that but the general procedure I use is to wait until it is black dark, remove any eggs that she has under her, and put the chicks in the nest. I put the first one or two under her but any more I just put in the nest next to her. They find their own way in but my nests are really well enclosed. If you put them under her, cup them so your hand is protecting them as they go in. Be careful to not injure any that are already under her. Be there the next morning pretty early to see how it is going. Hopefully she is sitting there and they are under her or crawling around her., and if yes how would i pull it off?