Can a large fowl broodie hatch bantam eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicmom, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I'm getting some Polish Bantam Frizzle eggs this week, and I planned on incubating them in my Brinsea, but now I have a broody hen. Can I put these eggs under my broody and just let her hatch them? Or will she not be interested since they're smaller than normal eggs?

    My broody hen is a large fowl GLW.

    What do y'all think?
     
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
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    she won't care what size they are [​IMG] banty polish eggs are not super tiny anyway. my broodies will hatch anything. duck eggs, guinea eggs , golf balls.......
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:Wow! I'm excited because I feel this is so much better than an incubator.....She is sitting on just two eggs. Do you think I can relocate her to a safer place for brooding chicks? How should I do this?

    Thank you!
     

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