Hatching babies

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by thebanthams, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want my hens to start hatching babies. but They are not sitting. I have one hen that will do it. when does she feel like it? do they have a cyle or numbers of eggs she wants to sit on?
     
  2. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    Just so you know, this is in the wrong section.

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    But to answer your question, I don't think you can make a hen go broody. [​IMG] You might try putting a LOT of golf balls in the nesting box to make her go broody, but if that doesn't work, you can always buy or build an incubator. [​IMG]
     

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