How do I get a "setting Hen" to accept baby chicks from a farm store?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rasher610, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. I have a hen that has been setting on eggs that were expected to be fertile for about 25 days, but none have hatched.
    Can I get some baby chicks at a farm store and get her to adopt them? Any tips?

    Thanks, Jim

  2. MaaanMaaai

    MaaanMaaai In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2012
    At night you can gently lift up the hen and remove the eggs and put the chicks there

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