Broody Pullet?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Leo1, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. Leo1

    Leo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need some insight from people with more experience in the broody chicken department. I have a 9.5 month old Faverolle that has gone broody on me. I also have some eggs that need hatching. I have an incubator but I'm wondering if she's old and wise enough to be a mama. I've been pulling her out of the nest box for days, but she just keeps getting more determined to sit on her eggs. I was also wondering if it might be terribly stress for her if the "her kids" moved to a different home when they were old enough. Any thoughts? Should I give her the eggs?
    Thanks!
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no answers, but I'm in a similar situation and have the same questions!
     

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