Everyone laying but no sitting

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by texasturtle, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. texasturtle

    texasturtle In the Brooder

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    All my girls are laying but no one is sitting. I have one female that from time to time goes and steals a duck nest for the day but by nighttime she is off of them. But most of my flock was given to me except for four reds and a Rouen. I have eggs in the incubator but my hopes are not high on them succeeding. I guess I will find out this Saturday if this batch is successful.
     
  2. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Songster

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    It seems like the only people who get broodies are the ones who don't want them, LOL!
     
  3. Nupe

    Nupe Songster

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    Have you tried keeping fake eggs or golf balls in a nest? I hear it can sometimes get them in the mood if there's always something to sit on.
     
  4. texasturtle

    texasturtle In the Brooder

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    I have left them all their eggs on one side. 5 hens layed so many eggs that they started laying in other boxes. Each nest had over 20 eggs. I guess none of my girls are ready to deal with babies..
     

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