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How Many Eggs Under A Broody Hen??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DonnaBelle, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. DonnaBelle

    DonnaBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs can a broody hen cover and hatch. COMFORTABLY. ??

    Thanks,

    DonnaBelle
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    They could care less if they are comfortable or not. My 10 ounce turken tried to hatch 14 eggs. Of course it didn't work. I recommend marking the ones she starts with and remove the stolen ones every day.
     

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