my broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by orientphoenix, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so okay today my hen hatched out 2 chicks so far, so she decides to take them out for a stroll but she did not return until maybe 4 to 6 hours after, and she is sitting on eggs in a bush, can't move her because she is crazy plus i don't have an incubator, my friend has one that i can borrow but it is occupied by bearded dragon eggs at the moment, do u guys think the eggs will still hatch?
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Alot of times the broody will abandon the other eggs after a couple of days from when the first one hatched. How long has it been since the first chick hatched??
     
  3. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well she left for 4 to 6 hours but she decided to do night shift and one peeped today but sorta unsure about the rest
     
  4. MetalSmitten

    MetalSmitten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    only way to tell is to wait it out and see, unfortunately. there's a decent chance that they'll hatch still though, especially if it's warm where you are. good luck.
     
  5. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay so about 5 chicks hatched out successfully but some did not make it
     

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