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New first time broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by QSLBA, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. QSLBA

    QSLBA Hatching

    Aug 14, 2016
    Hello i have just put some fertile eggs (8) under my first time broody hen. I put them under yesterday afternoon. I have just checked and 2 were pushed out. Should i put them back under or will they be duds. Its winter where i live if it helps. TIA

  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Crowing

    Apr 29, 2011
    Northwest Indiana
    I'd put them back under her. You can always candle later and see if they developed.
  3. Lomasi

    Lomasi In the Brooder

    I have had chickens for 3 mo now and each are totally different breeds. My buff Orpington has gone broody so 2 days ago I decided to let her hatch 5 eggs. They consist of a silkie cross, a cuckoo maran and Idk who laid the others. So hopefully we will have babies I. 3 weeks. I love in northwest Arkansas so it won't be cold here till November so I think they will be ok. I'm excited!
  4. Lomasi

    Lomasi In the Brooder

    That should say I live in Northwest Arkansas.

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