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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenteacher2, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. chickenteacher2

    chickenteacher2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody mama...she hatched one egg, the one I was positive had a chick in there. That was Saturday. She has one more egg under her and keeps pushing it under her, so will it hatch? I bought a friend for the chick, just in case that other egg doesn't hatch, but when do I take the egg from her?
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    It might still hatch...do you know what day it is?
    Leave it there until she gets up to feed the chick and has abandoned it....then you might be able to sneak the other chick under there. Do the switch at night maybe.
     
  3. chickenteacher2

    chickenteacher2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, she already got off it today. Thanks!
     
  4. AmericanMom

    AmericanMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you candled the egg?
     

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