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Broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ginasmarans, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I have 2 broodies left on eggs. One just hatched 6 chicks. She had 3 chicks die before hatching and has 3 eggs left. I will leave her on the eggs until tomorrow,then move her and the chicks and slide the unhatched eggs to the other hen. I think she hatches her eggs in a few ays. These are just mixed chicks,but they're cuties.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How eggciting..can't wait to see pics! [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  3. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    I'll see what I can do. I don't have a digital camera,it's on my list. The last little chickie did not make it. It had intestines hanging out and I put it down. One more egg got smashed with a chick inside and it died. I moved the hen and chicks to another cage and put the remaining teo eggs under the other broody. She should be hatching in a few days.
     

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