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broody hen still laying

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenjoe12, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive got a broody hen who ive move to the place i want her to hatch her eggs and she sat but the only problem is that she is still laying and gets off for 1 hour the golf ball every time she lays an egg so i put her back o the nest then the next day she does the same thing.
     
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Broody hens will spend a week laying their clutch of eggs before they sit down to incubate.
     
  3. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so should i just wait and move her back with the rest of the hens
     
  4. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and where about in lancashire do you live
     
  5. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bury :)
     
  6. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on whether or not you want her to raise chicks.
     
  7. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i live in fylde :D
    and yes i do want to her to raise shicks but when she came off the eggs she tried to gert with the rest of the flock
     
  8. chickenjoe12

    chickenjoe12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and i have g[​IMG]
    ot two gold laced frizzle chickens
     

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