First time broody hen sitting on 19 eggs for 22 days now?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Robin Davie, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Robin Davie

    Robin Davie Hatching

    Mar 1, 2011
    We are new to this and don't know whether to remove them in a few days or just let her do her thing until she decides not to. Is there a chance that some will still hatch? Thanks!- Robin
  2. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Songster

    Aug 18, 2009
    Hi Robin. This may be a stupid question but are you sure the eggs are fertilized? If so, I would give it a couple days. 19 eggs are a lot for one hen to cover but she should still hatch some. Good luck and let us know the outcome.

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