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making an OEG hen go broody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dave_Cash69, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i plan on taking my OEG hen and isolating her to herself, placing some eggs in the nest and seeing if it will make her go broody. do you think it will?
     
  2. AK_Button_Mama

    AK_Button_Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes
     
  3. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Game hens are pretty quick to go broody. I put a bunch of eggs (16) in my hen's nest a while back and she instantly sat on them and hatched them. (well, the hatching part wasn't so instant!)

    Of course, there are no guarantees.
     
  4. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    greattt.
     
  5. dave_Cash69

    dave_Cash69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone else have any input?
     
  6. 2boxers

    2boxers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will this work with silkies, I wonder? I had one of my silkies spyc me out last weekend.
     

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