how many eggs can be put under a broody hen?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drezac10, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. drezac10

    drezac10 In the Brooder

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    I have a black sex link hen who is broody, I was wondering how many fertile eggs I can put under her?
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    Somewhere around 8. Depends on her size and how well she covers them.
     

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