Need more advice, please!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicken Ma, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Chicken Ma

    Chicken Ma Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 18, 2008
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    I got my one hen, chick, & eggs moved. She is mothering the baby chick and ignoring the eggs. Is there anything I can do? I don't have an incubator and my second broody doesn't have room.

    Now my second hen has two chicks and a third egg that has started hatching. Can I move this second hen, babies, and her eggs, into the same cage I have the first one in? Or will the two hens & their babies not get along?

    Thanks!

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  2. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    If the first hen is still not looking after the eggs, move her eggs under the second hen. Leave the first hen and her chick be.
     
  3. Chicken Ma

    Chicken Ma Out Of The Brooder

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    The second hen has about 10 eggs already and she is a bantam, so very small. The eggs that are unhatched by the first, are about 15. (I'm new at this whole thing!) I don't think there is any way she could sit on top of all of them. ??????
     

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