has any one hatched eggs bought online under a broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luvsmycritters, May 21, 2008.

  1. luvsmycritters

    luvsmycritters Out Of The Brooder

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    i wanted to try it has any one ever done it? i want to try it w/ turkey eggs. my turkey hen is very broody but no tom thanks everyone
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] I had a baby hatch out today under momma hen - I bought eggs here..... and they were mailed to me!
     
  3. luvsmycritters

    luvsmycritters Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the reply how many eggs did you try to do and how many hatched did you do anything special before you put it under the hen? thanks again for the reply
     
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:I put 10 eggs under her - she's a big girl could have had alot more - I put 6 bantam eggs and 4 standards....
    she broke or someone else broke 2 bantam eggs, and one was clear and I removed it, there were 2 clear standard eggs and one with a blood ring.
    (I don't want a ton of babies anyway)

    Well, today was day 21, I heard peeping very early this morning and finally this afternoon saw a baby - the speckled sussex (I posted a pic here somewhere - LOL) I've not gone digging under her to see what else she's hiding... I'm hoping for at least a couple more babies...
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    I didn't do anything with the eggs, other than un-wrap em [​IMG] I let them rest for a few hours and then gave em to mom....
    She'd been broody and sitting for a week already, so I was in a bit of a rush to get them under her.
     
  6. Buster

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    [​IMG] I was so surprised when one actually hatched! That was my first experience shipping eggs and I was so worried about it. I am glad your chick hatched Wildsky! [​IMG]
     

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