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Chicken hutching less eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Athurnasio, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Athurnasio

    Athurnasio New Egg

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    Hello my chicken are hutching less eggs yet I've left them with many.Someone told me it is bad to touch there eggs is it true.Plz advice
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    All hens do not sit and hatch eggs. They have to be "broody" to accomplish that. You may be adding so many eggs, they can't possibly cover them - so they will be neglected and not hatch. Also if you don't have a rooster - your hens will not have fertile (hatchable) eggs.
     
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  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    A little more info might help us give you some good advice.
     

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