Dreading checking on the hatching chick today

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickiemom25, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 2 fertile eggs for my broody americauna........ one hatched yesterday and the chick died.. looked like the other was hatching this morning before i left.. If it dies, what will my hen most likely do? Keep sitting indefinately? will her broodiness be broken? I got the eggs to break her of the broodiness, do I need to get more?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    You'll have to wait and see. She may snap out of it should both chicks die, but she may not. I am sorry for your loss. I hope the second one makes it.

    Good luck.
     

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