How many pea eggs can I give a standard hen to hatch?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Tootsie, May 21, 2012.

  1. Tootsie

    Tootsie Songster

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    I was wondering how many pea eggs I can put under a standard araucana pullet?

    Thank you.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2012
  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

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    I'm not sure - I would think no more than two -- Julie you out there somewhere? you use broodies; how many can they cover?
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Yes Terri, you are right. That is what my girl is covering now.
     
  4. ranit

    ranit Songster

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    I have put three under a silkie hen before & she covered them OK.
     

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