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Help needed...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hamas94, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. hamas94

    hamas94 New Egg

    Sep 10, 2010
    Hi guys...
    I am new to this forum...
    My hen has just got broody and she is taking eggs under her which are bieng laid by other hens daily...
    So i wanted to ask how long is it suitable to place eggs under hen after first egg is placed under her.....
    plz help me..
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC.

    I wouldn't let new eggs in after 30 hours...otherwise it's a continual hatch and you have the possibility of her leaving the nest with the early hatchers.

    Mark the ones under her now and remove the new ones daily. That or move and isolate her with her current eggs.
  3. hamas94

    hamas94 New Egg

    Sep 10, 2010
    Thx Buddy...
    i'll appreciate ur help very much.. [​IMG]

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