Day 18 for my broody, any tips??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Delta3013, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Delta3013

    Delta3013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first batch of eggs, and my hen has been broody for 18 days, I need tips or pointers on what to do. She has been working hard and I just want it to pay off.
     
  2. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just have faith in her, and don't be surprised if they take a day or two longer to hatch than 21 days, it's normal! Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine just hatched, my girls did a great job, even with me peaking under them. And are good mothers. Really I know how you feel, from day 18 to day 22 was a LONG time. [​IMG] However, it is fun now, they are so cute! And their mommas take such good care of them!

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