Putting chicks under a broody question...???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Amyh, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. Amyh

    Amyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that just went broody in the last day or so. I also have some chicks that are between a week and two weeks old.

    Can I put the chicks under the broody? Will she accept them so early in her broodiness? Will she accept them at a few weeks old instead of day olds?
     
  2. kano

    kano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No and no. She's been broody for too short time. She has to be broody for at least 12 to 15 days.
     

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