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Giving day old chicks from store to broody hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by j'aime mes poules, May 10, 2011.

  1. j'aime mes poules

    j'aime mes poules In the Brooder

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    My Milles fleurs is a great mommy, she hatched many batch for me already. I have an order of chicks coming in this week, and my Milles Fleurs just got broody. Could I just put the chicks under her when the arrive? Does anyone tryed this even if the hen is been broody only for a few days?

    Thanks for the help
     

  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    If you do people say to put them under her at night.Then check her to make sure she takes them.
     
  3. j'aime mes poules

    j'aime mes poules In the Brooder

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    It s what I was thinking of doing.
    thanks
     

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