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Broody hens!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by albert101, May 30, 2016.

  1. albert101

    albert101 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I finally have two Brodie's after waiting for so long, 1 easter egger and 1 game hen.. The problem is they been sitting on dummy eggs but the Easter egger has been sitting on 2 fertile eggs and a clutch of dummy eggs I took out the dummy eggs and put in about 10 eggs and I started the game hen in a fresh batch of 10 eggs to.. The Easter egger ha sheen sitting on the two eggs and dummy eggs about 4 days already so the 2 fertile eggs are 4 days along, so I was asking if the 2 eggs hatch before the other eggs which they will should I take thoose chicks out? So the hen hatches the rest of the others? Thank you [​IMG]
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  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Depending on her broody experience, she should stay on the existing eggs until they also hatch. Personally, I'd remove the two eggs, so that your eggs will hatch within a day or so.

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