In the Brooder
- Sep 3, 2013
Question - I had one broody - she was on 6 eggs and two hatched out a week ago - one - is no longer (not sure what got it ) So we only have one now - so I got 3 more yesterday thought I wold try to sneek them under the hen tonight and see if she will take them? Not sure this is a good idea or not? Also was told to only leave chicks with the broody for a couple to 3 weeks then take them away and raise them myself - pros and cons??? if I leave them with her - can I turn them all out with the rest of my free range chickens or would it be best to keep them alone? And if I do keep them with their momma - how long til I can turn them out with the group? Thanks in advance!