Light Sussex Laying Under 12 Eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Squirtchy2009, Sep 4, 2009.

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  1. Squirtchy2009

    Squirtchy2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2009
    My light sussex hen (Dorothy) is laying under 12 fertalized eggs :eek:

    Ive heard of hens laying on 10 but 12 i was suprised i could even fit them under her [​IMG]
  2. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    [​IMG] My Light Sussex (who was called Mother Hen [​IMG] ) once went on the compost heap and sat on 14 eggs and 10 hatched well, 3 are still alive and just celebrated their 4th birthday! [​IMG] Good luck!
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2009
  3. bloomnbeauty

    bloomnbeauty Delux Cluxs

    Sep 16, 2008
    N Florida
    I had a hen in the spring that sat on 20! 14 of them hatched. She hid the nest and I didnt find it until she had been sitting on them for two weeks.
  4. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    then, good luck with the eggs and hen.

  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
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