broody hens...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the 412 chicks, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. the 412 chicks

    the 412 chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will a broody hen wait a few days after hatching eggs to resume and hatch more
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    She won't hatch any eggs for a while. Once she has hatched some chicks, she has to raise them. A broody usually hatches one clutch a year.
     

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