i hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nova, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. nova

    nova New Egg

    Dec 1, 2008
    when do you know hen is ready to hatch I have had 2 hens peck me when I took there eggs so I tried to get them to hatch one wouldnt sit and the other one started eating the eggs so when do you know they are ready last in august I had 2 hens hatch do I have to wait till august.
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Not all hens will be good setters. Give one some "fake" eggs and see how it goes. If she stays dedicated to golf balls or plastic eggs, you may have potential there. Good luck.

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