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How long does a broody need to sit before....

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by BettyR, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want some add some babies to my flock. I have a broody sitting and I plan to stick some babies under her and let her take care of them for me. How long does she need to set before she will be receptive to chicks?
     
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  2. luv2cris

    luv2cris Just Hatched

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    I'd really like to know the answer to that. I'm hatching now and have a broody hen.
     
  3. Sooner Magnolia

    Sooner Magnolia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too. Is 8-10 days setting long enough if she has been puffed up longer than that? I could give her newly hatched ones.
     

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