Setting Hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Daidohead, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. Daidohead

    Daidohead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 6, 2009
    Red Bluff, Ca
    Considering the amount of energy it must take to produce an egg, Why don't hens sit on all of their eggs ? Why lay if they have no intention of incubating them ?
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Quote:Because humans have bred that trait out of them, to make them cute little machines.
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2009

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