Broody Hens raising chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Deer lane farm, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Deer lane farm

    Deer lane farm In the Brooder

    Aug 26, 2014
    I successfully hatched one chick with a Broody hen and she is raising her perfectly in the flock. I want to try incubate eggs. My question is, is it possable to us an incubator for eggs for most of the time, but then slip them under a broody hen in the last couple days so that she will raise them with the flock?

  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    It is possible as long as you have a good broody.

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