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I Have 2 Hens That Are Broody

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by crossbowhunter5, May 7, 2016.

  1. crossbowhunter5

    crossbowhunter5 Out Of The Brooder

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    The first one is a 2 yr old Black Jersey Giant & the other hen is a 1 yr Black Jersey Giant they both are on eggs I will post updates as they set the eggs They are both due to start hatching around the 28th of May
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    It may be worth reading up on how best to manage concurrent hatches - from what i have read, it may be safer to keep each hatch separate from each other for a few weeks, as some mommas can be aggressive towards another hen's chicks. Other times, it seems that it works out fine.

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