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Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leveya, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. leveya

    leveya Hatching

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    Hi

    When can i start raising chicks Naturaly. My Warren has gone Broody again but i think its to early in thye year. I was going to buy fertile eggs.

    Thank you

    Tony
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Get it while the iron is hot so to speak. Unless you're in an extremely cold climate I think it will be fine, she'll keep them warm.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    If she's broody I'd say give her some eggs. I've had broody hens raise chicks over winter with no problems. They did a good job keeping the babies warm.
     
  4. leveya

    leveya Hatching

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    thank you for your advice
     

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