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just a random question....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by andrea98, May 4, 2009.

  1. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    do chickens hatch chicks during the winter???
    or do they know its too cold for babies???
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  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I had some hatch in March. Mom was brooding even through the snowfall. I read another post of someone getting a hatch near Halloween. It all depends on having a broody hen. My cochin banty started setting in February, but we never got any chicks.
     
  3. Lov'emSouthernEggs

    Lov'emSouthernEggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would pick the eggs up so they don't have the chance to try and brood if it will be too cold when they would hatch.

    I guess they can have chicks all year round if they want. It would be a lot of work for her to try and keep them warm.

    Just some thoughts...[​IMG]
     

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