Fertilized Eggs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by R1M1, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. R1M1

    R1M1 Hatching

    Sep 2, 2011
    Once a hen has a fertilized egg, do you let nature take its course and let the hen do everything from incuabation to caring for the chicks after they are hatched or do you bring the chicks inside and put them under the heat lamp?
  2. rungirl

    rungirl Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    Columbus, Ohio
    You can do it either way. I use my broody hen. She knows what to do and she loves doing it. I wouldn't take the chicks from her unless she wasn't taking care of them.
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2011

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