is ten eggs to much

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GoldenSparrow, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is ten eggs to much for a small broody hen to hatch?
     
  2. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    depends how big she is ?
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Bantam eggs? Could be - try to see if she completely covers them all.

    Standard chicken eggs? 10 is most likely way too many for a bantam hen.
     
  4. giggleboxfarm

    giggleboxfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody's aren't banty, but they are dainty - full size egg layers. They've sat on 16 eggs, even some sticking partially out and they still hatch. They are great at fluffing themselves out.
     
  5. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all, I think Ill take a few out. [​IMG]
     

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