Chickens hatching "other" eggs??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kristen2678, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. kristen2678

    kristen2678 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm curious to see if anyone has had luck with their chickens sitting on "other" eggs - Ducks, Goose, that type of thing. If so, are there issues when they hatch? I wonder if a mother chicken is expecting her offspring to look a certain way.
     
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    My broodies have hatched muscovy eggs before.
     
  3. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put banty eggs under a sitting BO. When they hatched moma treated them all the same despite the size difference as they grew.
     
  4. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    Florida
    I have put every kind of bantam egg under my Silkies and they will hatch them all!!!!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2009

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