Broody Questions, Yes I have one.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lockedhearts, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    This is the first time I have had a broody, I put 4 eggs under her this week, she has been setting since last weekend. I counted tonight and she has a total of 8, she had 7 for a few days. When do I start counting days? Should I check tomorrow and see if she has 9 and not start counting until she stops laying completely?
    If she leaves the nest, my bators are always going so I can stick them in the bator.
  2. needtohatch

    needtohatch Songster

    Feb 27, 2009
    Hart Co
    Are you sure all the eggs are hers? My mother in law had a broody and her other hens kept going in the nest box and laying more eggs.

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