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Broody Hen

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

  1. agirlnamedrobie

    agirlnamedrobie In 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 In the Brooder

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

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