Second broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by irtehun, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. irtehun

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    My RIR hen has been sitting for 24 days now and no chicks have hatched. How can I tell if they are gonna? I had one rotten one today


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  2. five is my dog

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    i would order her some chicks to put under her.
     
  3. irtehun

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    Don't really want to do that.


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  4. five is my dog

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    then what are you wanting to know they either hatch or she ends up spending the rest of her life trying to hatch them. just put some other eggs in to replace them.
     
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    you cold also candle them and just look for movement
     
  6. irtehun

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    Ok this was an answer I was looking for. Sorry new to the whole hatching thing. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk 2
     
  7. five is my dog

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    its ok after reading my comment i sounded a little snarky sorry didnt mean to be! [​IMG]
     

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