broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by barredrocklover, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. barredrocklover

    barredrocklover New Egg

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    hello, one of my 6 month old, barred rock hens, has started setting on eggs that are only tiny pullet eggs that she and the others have layed. i know that the eggs are fertilized by checking the yoke but will the chicks be able to hatch in a tiny egg? by the way i was out of town and the person who was taking care of my chickens couldnt find the eggs since the hen was hinding them or else i would not have let her set on them. also is it normal for a 6 month old hen to become broody?
     
  2. TayFray!

    TayFray! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not i gues, it is young, but as long as she is laying it should be fine, And tiny eggs, just let nature happen, Even If the egg is tiny, there Isn't much you can do!
     
  3. barredrocklover

    barredrocklover New Egg

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    k thanks
     

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