Setting Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sower56, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. sower56

    sower56 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can someone tell me , My hen has been setting for 19 days on 2 eggs, If I put some more fertile eggs under her will she continue to set even when the first two hatch?
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may leave eggs to take care of new chicks. You could possible hold new eggs for up to 7 days if you keep them in a cool location 50-65 degs and rotate them a couple times a day. Then if you remove chicks to a brooder, you could see if she will set on more eggs for you.
     

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