LAYING HEN WITH CHICKS

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BeccaG, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. BeccaG

    BeccaG New Egg

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    Hello, I have a total of 3 hens and 1 rooster in my coop. One of the hens has been setting on eggs and I hear babies under her. In the past when a hen a=has set, i have found the babies dead, killed by the other chickens.

    I have a separate pen next to this one that can keep the mother and babies apart from the other chickens. When is the best time to move them?

    Becca G
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Ideally, right after they have all hatched.
     

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