hen has been setting a long time

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mr.Rooster, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Mr.Rooster

    Mr.Rooster Hatching

    Apr 10, 2009
    i have a hen that has been setting about 30 days. some of the other hens layed eggs in the same nest when she would get down to eat. i had another hen that was setting also, and they swapped nest and one of the eggs has hatched. do i need to bust the eggs and start over? this is my first time that i have broody hens. please help. i do not want my hen to die from setting on the nest too long

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