Is it too late?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dharris159, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. dharris159

    dharris159 New Egg

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    Hi. I'm Debbie from North Mississippi and this is my second year with my chickens. I have a hen that has been trying to set for a couple of weeks but I kept getting her eggs. I've decided to let her set on some but do you think she will set on them all the way till they hatch and then raise the little ones? I'm worried since I've waited this long. Thanks.
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if she is determined. .let her hatch some.. since its getting cold now...she may need a warm area away from flock when she comes off with chicks
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on Rod-T; let her go through with the hatch and provide a warm area for her away from the flock when the chicks are hatched. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Debbie!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  5. dharris159

    dharris159 New Egg

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    Thanks. I have moved her from the main coop with the most nesting boxes into a separate run with its own lower to the ground nesting box. She can be in there by herself with the babies when and if they hatch. She didn't like moving even tho now she has her own eggs. I will check on her in a couple of hours and she how she is. Cross your fingers for me. Thanks
     
  6. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds great good luck on your babies
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Keeping my fingers crossed it all goes well and you end up with some new chicks!
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  10. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi [​IMG] welcome to BYC
     

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