Setting Hen

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

  1. sower56

    sower56 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 16, 2014
    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

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    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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