New to this and have questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by henloverinmaine, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. henloverinmaine

    henloverinmaine In the Brooder

    Mar 27, 2008
    Downeast coastal Maine
    Please bear with me...I'm totally new to this. Have recently acquired a rooster and he LOVES my girls. I think I may have fertile eggs now, however none of the girls will sit on them so they can hatch. Is there a way to encourage one of the hens to become broody? If not I will need to get an incubator to do the job. Can someone point me in the right direction for info on "hatching chicks for dummies"?
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2008
  3. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Songster

    Jan 11, 2007

    What kind of Chickens do you have????

    You can get a foam incubator at most feed stores including Tractor Supply.

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