help broody hen question. and bantams

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by guppy guy, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. guppy guy

    guppy guy Out Of The Brooder

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    i need help.

    if i give a broody hen a few chicks now (like 3) could i give her more in like a week or so?
    can i give her like 3 week old chicks?
    bantams, how do you sex and find out what breed they are, website?
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. guppy guy

    guppy guy Out Of The Brooder

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    oh, ops, i ment to say 3 1 week old chicks, not 3 week old chicks
     
  4. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really depends on the hen. I know a couple of mine would accept week old chicks; I also know that some others would not.

    If you try this have a backup plan in case the hen refuses them. Or they refuse her.
     

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