Hens on unfertilized eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by muddipuppy, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. muddipuppy

    muddipuppy Songster

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    Do hens sit on unfertilized eggs?
     
  2. txchickie

    txchickie Songster

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    Yep.
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Yes, and when they get broody they'll sit on golf balls, light bulbs, wooden eggs and I even heard a story once of a hen sitting on a hazelnut. Silly chickens.
     
  4. shuizar209

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    Quote:[​IMG] you literally split my sides
     

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