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Broody hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by colson, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. colson

    colson Out Of The Brooder

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    If i want my broody hen to hatch her eggs should I take her and her nest to a more private spot
    or just leave her were shes at?
     
  2. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends, will they be safe once they hatch? Can the other big birds get to them? I took my broody to a new nest in a wooden rabbit hutch, she is so happy and when her babies hatch she and they will be safe .
     
  3. colson

    colson Out Of The Brooder

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    Yea thats probably what i'll do too... i have this beat up hutch but it wouldnt take to much to fix it up. thanks! :)
     
  4. jalexartis

    jalexartis Out Of The Brooder

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    Will the big birds harm newly hatched chicks?
     

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