how long does it take for eggs to hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bucky52, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a six month old pullet that went broody on me.last week.i have not seen her leave her nest to eat and drink.i have been pulling her off her nest and putting food in front of her .she will take a couple of bites and runs back to her nest.she is not drinking.so dh and i have been syringing water in her month.she will take a little.i'am worried.what should i do .
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats what broody hens do, is she sitting on eggs? Do you want her to hatch them? If the answer is no, keep taking eggs from her or leave her alone. small bowl water in her nest will help. Give her time she will get out on her own.
     
  3. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is sitting on eggs.
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    let her sit for 21 days, hope you get some chickies ! Good luck.
     
  5. bucky52

    bucky52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't have a rooster.but i did get some from my dh nephew.(but only three).so we will wait and see.
     

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