Introducing Fertile Eggs?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CollegeFarmer, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. CollegeFarmer

    CollegeFarmer Hatching

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    My 2 year old Buff Orpington becomes very broody in the Spring and I thought about introducing a few fertile eggs for her to hatch. Are there serious dangers to hatching chicks with 7 other adult hens around? [​IMG] Should I keep mamma and chicks separated from the other hens? The idea randomly popped into my head and I thought you guys would know best! Thanks! [​IMG]
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  3. CollegeFarmer

    CollegeFarmer Hatching

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    Thank you so much for the direction! [​IMG]
     
  4. thasista

    thasista Songster

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    Hi from KY!!

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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