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

    May 13, 2011
    North Alabama
    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

    Apr 15, 2009
    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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