Just another broddy question...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MonkeyZero, May 22, 2008.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    Well, my broody has 6 eggs now. 2 that are a 3 days over week old, the others between 3-5 days. IDK about the 3-5 day olds fertility. Anyways, if the the 2 10 day oldshatch, will she still wait till the others hatch? If they do, will she care for them?
     
  2. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May 15, 2008
    Grayson KY
    After the first eggs hatch....she will leave the nest with them....so the chicks can get food and water.....in the past i've took the first chicks and the hens have stayed on the remaining eggs till they hatched....but i never tried to give the older chicks back???? Good luck!
     
  3. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    oh yeah is it true, that she will remove eggs with s problem from the nest
     

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