Question about lock down with Broody

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bloom chicks, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody that won't leave her nest I have to make her come out and do her business. My question is when should I stop taking her off the nest? On day 18? She was on the wrong nest on monday when I returned home. The eggs were cool to the touch. She couldn't have been off the nest for more than 4 hours. That was on day 5. That is when I moved her to the dog crate. Thank you for any input.
     
  2. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    It won't hurt anything to continue to take her off the nest for a few minutes but it isn't necessary.
     
  3. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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