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Help please!! Bantam hen abandoned her eggs!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by joannec328, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. joannec328

    joannec328 In the Brooder

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    My bantam hen has abandoned her eggs today after sitting on them non stop for 2 weeks!! Is there anything i can do?? I dont have an incubator...but i do have a heat lamp..will that work?
     

  2. Impress

    Impress Songster

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    This is why I have a rabbit hutch and a large dog kennel that I let my broodies use, I've had too many abandoned nests. If they have no other choice, they tend to stay put. I wish I could help, but an animal is a living thing, and it has a mind of it's own. If she has given up, she has given up.
     

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