can you make a hen stop going broody?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dylan Haley, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. Dylan Haley

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    we have 2 hens that are sitting on some eggs, they are bantam hens sitting on standard sized eggs. will they just stay broody after these eggs hatch or will they start laying again?
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    They will raise those chicks and start laying six weeks or so after they hatch.
     
  3. Dylan Haley

    Dylan Haley Out Of The Brooder

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    okay thanks! we have raised chicks and hatched alot of eggs before but we always used an incubator cause our hens never went broody. thanks for the help!
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    No problem! :)
     
  5. Dylan Haley

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