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I hate doing this! - Taking hatching eggs from a broody.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chic Chick, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Chic Chick

    Chic Chick Songster

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    I've got a broody that has sat on a previous clutch and started pecking the babies as soon as they hatched so I took them away from her and gave her another clutch to sit on. She's the perfect broody..... gets off the nest a couple times a day to eat/poop and has maintained her health and weight after 42 days of sitting.
    But now this second clutch is hatching and she's pecking at these babies now too. [​IMG]
    So I took them all away from her and have 5 hatched with another 3 pipping in the incubator now.
    I didn't want to use the incubator or brooder any more this year [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010

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