Can I.... Broody hen ???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mommto3kiddos, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. mommto3kiddos

    mommto3kiddos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls are a ways off from becoming broody, but I was talking to my husband about adding some quail babies to our flock next spring..

    If I have a hen go broody can I give her some quail eggs to set??? Will she raise quail babies??
     
  2. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a hen goes broody she will sit on any eggs....BUT...if the hen is a heavy hen she just might break quail eggs.
     

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