first timer...bantam sitting on eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by haycroft, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. haycroft

    haycroft Out Of The Brooder

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    My bantam is sitting on three eggs..i candled them the other day and i believe they are about 14 days, as im not sure on the exactely what day they are...anyway ive seperated her from my other three chickens and shes sitting al day...i lift her off twice a day so she can feed and go to the loo...otherwise she'l sit all the time

    as im new about rearing /hatching eggs...do i keep on lifting her until the eggs hatch or do i just leave her now as she now has 6/7 days to go

    she has excess to water at all times
     
  2. bradybrady09

    bradybrady09 BANNED

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    i have to be honest it really depends on your views of this i have never taken my bantams off there eggs sometimes they would sit for what seemed like forever bantams are very very broody at least mine have been and when they get it stuck in there head there serious! i would just let her be
     

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