Fearless broody question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crazy Chicken Fever, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. Crazy Chicken Fever

    Crazy Chicken Fever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2009
    I have showgirl sitting on about 12 eggs. She is a fearless broody and is always stealing eggs to hatch. My question is can she really hatch them in this weather? Some nights is gets down to 22 here in Michigan. I have an igloo dog house in the silkie pen and the top of the igloo has a hole cut in it with a heat lamp for warmth. I thought about taking the eggs and putting them in the bator but I am not ready to set eggs just yet. Has anyone had a hen hatch chicks in this cold winter weather?
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Yes. [​IMG] Chickens have been doing this for centuries without us worrying about them.

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