Eggs under hen breaking, help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickee's Mom, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. Chickee's Mom

    Chickee's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen setting on eggs for one week now, yesterday I found one broke so removed it and this morning another one. The problem is it stinks so bad and seems like all the other eggs are covered with junk. I don't know what I can do for sure other than change her bedding???
    I was going to move her into her own pen today, now not sure what to do.
     
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Moving her to her own pen or even a cage will help. You don't need a nesting box if she has her own place just some deep bedding. If she is around other chickens they sometimes get to rough while fighting over a place to lay. It is best if seperate your setting hens if possible.
     
  3. Chickee's Mom

    Chickee's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I think the other hens did break them although she is quite mad if any get to close. I was wondering if I should clean the eggs or just leave them alone??
     

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