Letting the hen hatch them

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilredrooster, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. lilredrooster

    lilredrooster New Egg

    Apr 6, 2009
    One of our hens was really protective of her eggs so we let her hatch them on her own. Saturday one peeper was hatched and is under mama. She is still sitting on about 8 eggs. What do we do now?
  2. chickieboy

    chickieboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2008
    broken bow
    leave her along she not done hatching usually the freshing egg will hatch first when she is done if the other hen don t bother her she will leave the nest when the other eggs have hatch then u put her in another pen to finish raising then otherwise the other hen may kill the baby chicks

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