EE became broody, should I let her hatch or not?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Amy's Animals, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. Amy's Animals

    Amy's Animals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE, Maddie, became broody today, December 13. Should I let her hatch out a couple eggs or should I wait until the time of the year is better?
    Thanks [​IMG] Also, she is only sitting on one egg right now but my other hens should lay eggs again tomorow. Could I put those under her as well? Or is a day's difference too much?
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I would wait til spring. I wanted to let mine hatch too, but i chose to be responsible [​IMG]
     
  3. Megs

    Megs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    depends on the weather in your area, i have a broody sitting right now and it gets down just down below 0 outside, i do have a heat lamp in the coop shes in though, she shouldnt have any problems, but if she does i also have a large cage i can put in a heated area of my barn.
     

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