Broody Hens in Same Cage??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenlady, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Can I put 2 broody bantams in the same cage in different nest boxes? I have 1 modern bantam and 1 silkie that are sitting on eggs and I have one 'safe' cage for them to be in where the others cannot get them. The eggs are due to hatch about 8-10 days apart. What does everyone recommend?
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    If there is enough space for them to get out the box, eat drink and poop - I would think it was ok.
    Good luck!
     

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