chicken laying/sitting

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by schoebel_taylor, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Songster

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    How many eggs will a hen lay before she sits on them to hatch? (Rhode Island Red)
     
  2. frogs n chickens

    frogs n chickens Chirping

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    This is a good question for the incubating and hatching eggs thread; maybe somone there has already asked and answered.
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  3. MaggieRae

    MaggieRae Songster

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    Not a clue but [​IMG] from Texas!
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Quote:Me neither, but [​IMG] from S. Florida.
     
  5. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! Hope you found your answer on hatching [​IMG]
     
  6. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    Quote:Depends on the breed, a bird such as the RIR is not as likely to go broody as a silkie, cochin, etc.
     
  7. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]
     

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