day 18 with broody hen first timer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bella1210, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. bella1210

    bella1210 Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    me an my sister have a broody hen she is at day 18 an we moved her inside with the eggs.this is our first time so what should we do to get ready for her.we did not candle the eggs but when we moved them today they were very heavy.this is her second time hatching she had 4 chicks when we bought her in the spring.here are some picks of her she only get of the eggs once a day to eat an then she is right back on great mommy little rose is.
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  2. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Songster

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    You don't really have to do anything as long as you have chick food and some water with them.
     
  3. bella1210

    bella1210 Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    we have med chick starter for once they hatch right now we have flock raiser in ther with her an water.
     
  4. oliviad51

    oliviad51 Songster

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