My broody uses a babysitter to take her daily breaks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NHchicks, May 27, 2011.

  1. NHchicks

    NHchicks Songster

    May 13, 2010
    My broody hen Ginger has been on the nest about 3 weeks, it took a week or longer for me to get her some fertilized eggs, so she still has another week to go before hatch. But every day when I see her off the nest for her break, I look in the coop, and there's Buffy sitting on Ginger's nest. Then when Buffy is done, Ginger comes back and resumes her sit.

    It's pretty funny, the arrangement they have.
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Songster

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Sounds like mine! Exept my hens, Sonny & Meagan think it'll be best if they set ontop of each other. [​IMG]

    Don't mind their feathers, were going to have to seperate the roo.


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