Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by poulet, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    I never thought that one of my hens that I bought from the egg farm ( was bred to lay and got rid of after 1 year they don't lay that long in thier conditions) she has been a good layer for me but I never expected her to go broody, [​IMG] I thought it was bred out of them .
    So now do I put fresh eggs under her or , I have 14 eggs on day 9 in the bater do I risk theese eggs?
    I have had a low hatch rate in the bator so it may be better but on the other hand I do have a supply of fertilized eggs from my other hens
    I am just so excited to have a broody hen [​IMG]
  2. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Congratulations!!! I have heard of and seen pics of other "spent hens" from egg farms becoming broody and making wonderful moms. Good luck!!!

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