How many can she handle?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kuntrygirl, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I have a gold laced cochin (banty) that is setting on 1 egg. I will put a few more standard chicken eggs under her but I'm not sure how many she will be able to handle. Does anyone have any suggestions on how many I should put under her so that she covers all of them for a good hatching? Thanks
     
  2. Slywoody

    Slywoody Songster

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    Quote:I would say 6 total. [​IMG]
     
  3. Dirt Road

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    I agree with Woody. You also should toss the one she's been setting on as it will otherwise hatch early, and cause nothing but headaches.

    Jim
     

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