Broodybhen sitting on wrong nest.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mandamay28, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. mandamay28

    mandamay28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a cochin sitting on eggs. She's been on them 5 full days now. This afternoon I went out to see her and she was in a different next box. Will this hurt the hatch rate of the fertile eggs? I had not gone out to collect eggs yet and I'm guessing thats why she was in a different nest box?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They sometimes get confused - most chickens are not class valedictorians. As long as they were not overly chilled they should still be fine. Is there any possibility of moving her to a 'private' nesting area?
     
  3. Molpet

    Molpet Chillin' With My Peeps

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