Hen adopting chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Juno's Chicks, Sep 2, 2014.

  1. Juno's Chicks

    Juno's Chicks Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 14, 2011
    Berks County
    My hen hatched her first chick over the weekend!! Out of 12 eggs... Only one! But being her first time I'm thrilled!

    I also have eggs in the incubator that hatched/hatching now. What are the chances I can sneak these chicks under her? She's doing great with the one she had! Any tips?!

    Thank you!!
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2014
  2. charliethezero

    charliethezero Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2009
    East central MN
    I think if would be safe to. I just tossed two more under my hen last night after her two a week earlier. I don't think she even noticed they weren't there before.

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