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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cackel, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. Cackel

    Cackel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does a hen turn her eggs when she is setting on them?
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    yes.
     
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    The hen shifts position now and then and leaves and comes back now and then so I would say yes.
     
  4. andorraclaim

    andorraclaim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silkie that does that almost hourly and even steals eggs from other hen's clutches. She rolls them at least 20 feet.
     
  5. Leah-yes I know I'm crazy

    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It's one of those things you have to see to believe, isn't it?
     
  6. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies are notoriously broody. Sounds like yours is SUPER broody. [​IMG]
     

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