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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lizl, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Lizl

    Lizl Out Of The Brooder

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    My little Bantam has now decided to become a mom....but she's only sitting on one egg! How's that for dedication? [​IMG] Can I put more eggs under her? Her own eggs from within the last week? Can't wait to see the little ones!!
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:How long has she been sitting on the 1 egg? If she's been sitting for more than a day or two I would not. Unfortunately, she'd probably abandon the fresher eggs when the baby hatches out. She will sit tight for an extra day or so to see if others hatch but no more than that typically....
     
  3. Lizl

    Lizl Out Of The Brooder

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    She's been sitting since yesterday. I put 3 extra eggs under her this morning, and I'm holding thumbs!
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:check her everyday to make sure "someone" doesnt keep filling her nest:) [​IMG]
     

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