broody hen to many?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fowl32, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. fowl32

    fowl32 Out Of The Brooder

    48
    1
    34
    Apr 11, 2008
    how many is too many for a broody hen to set on?
    shes been on them 2 weeks now, and seems to cover them well but can she handle 13 eggs?
     
  2. buckbeak

    buckbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    254
    0
    139
    May 27, 2007
    Morgantown, PA
    sure, she knows best. A dozen is common. Good luck!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by