Broody in Winter?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DrinkTheRainbow, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a hen that was given to us yesterday and we were told that she was going to lay very soon. He told us that his bantams will sit on the eggs during winter time so we were wondering if they would actually hatch. Anything we can do?
     
  2. janinepeters

    janinepeters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need more info. to respond to this. Breed? Age? What makes him think they will lay soon? Are you saying you want to hatch some in winter, or would rather avoid that?
     
  3. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a rooster? No rooster, no hatching. Eggs yes, but not fertile ones.


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  4. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  5. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:umm she is a mutt but I don't know her age [​IMG]
     
  6. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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