not one, but two broodys on one nest!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by onecent, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. onecent

    onecent Chillin' With My Peeps

    my silkie hen has been sitting on eggs for the past week or so, my little frizzle bantam is in there sitting with her!! so far they are happy with this "family plan" lol, should i just leave them alone?? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2008
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    I have seen eggs damaged by broody hens fussing for position, and I have seen it work out fine. Seems the bigger the birds, the worse the damage. How special are these eggs? If you really really REALLY need them to hatch, I'd move the frizzle.

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