new babies ..had to get a new momma..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by andrea98, May 25, 2010.

  1. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i have this hen that went broody. she sat like a champ & about a week - week & a half ago ( hatch day is the 26th) 3 of my other hens went broody so i had 2 hens in each nest box. the original hen got booted off her eggs. so i went out today to check on them & i had one chick , i threw out all the other hens & gave her her nest & baby back only to have her look at it like it was gonna eat her & she started to peck it!!!! so out she went & in came my american game bantam. she sat & raised some babies last year for me all of none were hers & either are these but she dont care ... any way i had to go out & section off part of the nestboxes so the others cant get to them . now i know & knew from the start that i need to sell them. i have my limit. my question is when should i sell them now or wait a few weeks???? they all are bantam cochins.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    You can sell them as day olds. Chicks are rather resiliant.
     
  3. andrea98

    andrea98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all 6 hatched!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     

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