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Can I move a nest!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Beaky Buzzard, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. I'll be out of town a few days in the future. I may not have someone to watch the chickens. Is it possible to move the hen and the nest to another location, or will she leave the nest? She is in a pen with a rooster and two other hens.

  2. LuvMyBLR

    LuvMyBLR Songster

    Mar 4, 2010
    New Boston, NH
    Unless you're going to be gone during hatching time, I wouldn't worry about it. Moving her would probably just upset her.
  3. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

    Mar 7, 2009
    I've moved my broody bantams with no problems. If you can move her at night, she would probably stay put better; chickens are "night blind" and tend to stay in one place in the dark. Good luck!

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