Helping Broody hen with water and food!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RoosterML, Nov 9, 2019.

  1. I think we all know how Broody hens really take a beating on there body trying to sit on and care for chicks. I wanted to share some photos on how I tried the lighten the load to give her access to water and food during her hard work. Enjoy!
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    And of coarse Mr friendly wanted to stop by and photo drop
    70B065B1-155B-40AB-8E9B-A0DA440CAD72.jpeg I really enjoy how HN makes watering so easy
     

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Easy access to feed and water once chicks are hatched is a great idea. When hens are setting it is important that they leave the nest periodically so that they do not defecate in the nest and contaminate the eggs.
     

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