Okay, so now I have 3...but babies are getting restless!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kyfam, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. kyfam

    kyfam Hatching

    May 12, 2008
    So, I now have 3 live, 2 dead and one egg that has a hairline crack (but nothing more) under my Broody. My newest question (because this seems to be all I can think about today!)...
    If the babies are getting restless, and that last egg is a day or two behind, will Mama be able to care for the others? 2 of the 3 are at least 12 hours old, and are getting pretty active. She keeps pecking at them a little to get back under her...is this normal?
    Again, you'll probably tell me to leave well enough alone....I just need to hear it again from the "experts"
    I'll post a photo once I can figure out how!

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