LAYING HEN

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HOTONE, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. HOTONE

    HOTONE Out Of The Brooder

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    WE JUST RECENTLY FOUND ONE OF OUR HENS SITTING ON A CLUTCH IN THE DOG HOUSE...THANK GOODNESS IT ISNT OCCUPIED. ARE THE CHICKS GOING TO SURVIVE THE COLD....WE LIVE IN CHARLOTTE NC. I JUST WANT TO LET MAMA TAKE CARE OF THEM IF THEY HATCH. IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THEY WILL HATCH. THANKS YALL
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They should hatch. I have raised winter broods (up here in NJ where our weather is generally colder) with mixed results. If you could provide a heat source for mother and chicks until they feather out, it would increase your chances of success.
     

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