Ifound out if you don't want broody hens don't let hubby barn sit!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mommyofthreewithchicks, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I now have 60 eggs under 4 hens and a duck hen on another nest. Really thought I was done with chicks for the year! I took the kids to Grandma's and while hubby fed and watered he forgot to take the eggs. Told me he couldn't find any... I don't think he looked very hard [​IMG] oh well... Off to candle to see which ones I can get by with throwing.
     
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    He was henotized into letting them keep the eggs. [​IMG]
     
  3. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha!!!
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    I keep finding their hidden nests, just found another with 9 eggs in it.
     
  4. azalea

    azalea Out Of The Brooder

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    My DH is not terribly good at finding eggs either, I just assume he won't when I'm gone. But he is great at the food and water duties! [​IMG]
     
  5. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was pleasantly surprised to find only one hen gone ( and I am not sure it would still be alive had I been here). He rocked the water/food duties while I was away and he had to not only deal with the extreme heat but also a minor flood.


    I have now marked all the eggs and thought I brought in today's eggs only to find a half formed chick in one... I don't think I am eating eggs for a day or two.
     
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