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Setting Hens

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

  1. Daidohead

    Daidohead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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