moving nest

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Johndale, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Johndale

    Johndale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do u move a nest on the ground without the hen getting off?
     
  2. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    is you hen broody/sitting?
     
  3. jqs birds

    jqs birds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you trying to relocate a broody hen?
    If you are wait until after dark, then move her. Put something over her so she can't get off the nest, like a box. Then the next night after dark take it off. In the morning she should stay on the nest with her eggs.
     

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