Broody update

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hcammack, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    my broody ameraucana is now down to 4 eggs on day 15 I am thinking about buying some chicks to put under her once the eggs hatch so she has some more babies. She has under her a wellsummer egg, one olive egger egg, and two delaware eggs. Wish her luck in her last few days I have to make her a little area in the coop.

    Henry
     
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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Mine is sitting on 5. She will raise them with her flock, or not; I am not going to separate them. I did mark the eggs, and am removing extras she adds, but that is the only help she will get from me.
     
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:hmmm I might have to try that I really worry about the other girls going after the chicks though so I might have to make the little area for her around the nest boxes I have 7 nests and only one laying hen.
     
  4. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    [​IMG] congrats!
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks I will post pictures of the babies if and when they hatch [​IMG]
     
  6. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

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    [​IMG] I can't wait to have a broody [​IMG]
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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