going broody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jennings Gamefowl, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey all... not sure if I posted in the right place or not....I have a game roo and hen.. Right now she has about 5 eggs in the next box .. and waiting for her to go broody [​IMG] [​IMG] . My question is once she in sitting on the eggs do I take the roo out and how do I know when she is gone broody..
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I don't know how tight your space is, how many other chickens you may have or any of that, but there is probably no reason to take the rooster out. The rooster should do no harm.

    If she stays on the nest all night, she is broody.
     
  3. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well it just the roo and the hen together int he pen.. thanks
     

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