Eggs didn't hatch, how old of baby chicks can I fool my broody with?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daniel-delarosa, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. daniel-delarosa

    daniel-delarosa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2010
    Seminole, Oklahoma
    Its been 30 days and no chicks. Im thinking of buying some baby chicks from somewhere and swap the eggs out with baby chicks at night. Up to what age chicks can I fool her with?
  2. datchiikasam

    datchiikasam Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 20, 2011
    when this happened to me my silkie tried to adopt 3 month old chicks, but i went out and got her 2 babys about 4-5 weeks and she done just fine with them.

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