Hen setting on 14 eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TommyVT05, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    My hen set today. Ya!!! Originally, there are 8 jungle fowl eggs that she laid. I stuck in 6 bantam eggs (my longtails) in there as well. Thats 14 total. Is that ok? Well, the other 6 are bantam eggs so didn't take up much space...am I OK? Want to make sure : )

    So exited!!! [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    As long as she can keep them covered and warm there are no worries.
     
  3. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    I really hope so too! [​IMG]

    Yeah, it fits under her really well. Very well covered and you can't see any eggs sticking out, so yeah. Besides, the Onagadori bantam eggs are so small too. About the size of the OEGB eggs only.

    I put a little dish in her nest earlier this morning with feed in case she is hungry but she doesn't even bother looking at it. She's so into it...[​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  4. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    todai is the fourth day! She's still doing good! [​IMG]

    Hehe

    - Tommy
     
  5. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Today, Exactly 1 Week!!! Ya!!!

    She is 1/3 way now [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  6. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    I just had a bantam cochin hen hatch 13 outa 15 eggs.
     
  7. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    No way! Thats like SUPER! Haha. Congrats!!! [​IMG]

    Banty are small and if they can hatch 13/15 fine, hopefully, my Jungle Fowl hen can hatch her 14 eggs JUST FINE : )
    Still [​IMG]

    Haha

    - Tommy
     
  8. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2007
    Riverside,CA
    HaHa,, good luck [​IMG]
     
  9. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Thanks! [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  10. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Is this your first broody?
    GOOD LUCK!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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