How does she know

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by smokeyodie97, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. smokeyodie97

    smokeyodie97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I orderd some ginni eggs & pheasant eggs and how does the mom know to stop rotating the eggs and stuff. I don't really know what I mean but I hope y'all know what I mean.
     
  2. chicken delighted

    chicken delighted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good question
    i think it when she see them hatching or hears them pepping, beside that only the lord knows.
    and the hen [​IMG]
     
  3. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 7, 2011
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    The million dollar question!! I figure she just knows. They have been doing it for centuries so I figure they know what they are doing. I think it's like human mothers and when they get the nesting instinct when they are about to go into labor maybe????
     

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