Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by agirlnamedrobie, May 15, 2008.

  1. agirlnamedrobie

    agirlnamedrobie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen who has been sitting now for what seems to me over a month.. Is this normal. I am still new at this.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Some breeds just won't give up.... Have you been taking her off the nest and putting her outside?... sometimes that helps...I had one I could not break after 21 days and finally gave her eggs to set...she set another 21 or so...hatched the chicks and got up...whew...nerve racking....
     
  3. polish15

    polish15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Or take her and put her in another pen after dark.
     

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