How many eggs can a hen sit on?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mackenziesmomma, May 10, 2009.

  1. mackenziesmomma

    mackenziesmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a large buff orphington who is sitting on quite a few- how many should I let her keep? What is the absolute most?


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  2. tofuranch

    tofuranch What Came First????

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    under my Standard Black Cochin, last year I let her keep 12 and she did a great job of keeping them covered.
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:see your other post..

    12 of her own..
     
  4. keystonepaul

    keystonepaul Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have ten under my buff orp she seems to be doing a very good job keeping them covered. Keystonepaul
     

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