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

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    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

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    It is possible as long as you have a good broody.
     

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