Eggs in a nest.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by indigo flats, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the maximum number of eggs a hen will lay in a nest before she starts to sit and hatch them?
     
  2. BBCHICKS123

    BBCHICKS123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really depends on her, sometimes 3 some times they will never go broody but usually at least from my experience about 7-10
     
  3. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen quit laying in the nest box in the coop and built a hidden nest and now has seven eggs in it. I want know if she is broodyvare not until I see her sitting in it. Was wondering if she is going to visit how many eggs it would be. I hope she goes broody if not I loose those eggs.
     
  4. BBCHICKS123

    BBCHICKS123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is she, she very well could go broody
     
  5. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Americana she lays blue eggs. Rooster is a mixed EE breed with 5 toes on each foot that's all I know about him.
     
  6. BBCHICKS123

    BBCHICKS123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooooooo do you have a picture of him
     
  7. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    8 eggs and still hoping she sit them.
     
  9. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 eggs but not sitting yet. Now I am thinking she may not go broody and sit this eggs.
     

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