setting langshan

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wexford Chuck, May 8, 2011.

  1. Wexford Chuck

    Wexford Chuck Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 12, 2009
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    Hi ive just set my Langshan for the first time( for both of us ) and was wondering how many eggs should she she sitting on. i have no rooster but locals in the village each gave me a few eggs and she has 13 under her, she is a very big bird. is this too many or would she have been able to sit on more.
    this is my first broody hen and would welcome any advice. i currently have her i a rabbit hutch isolated from the rest of the flock, and was thinking of moving her and the chicks into a large crate inside my shed when they are a week old. if this is not the right thing to do please can you advise me on the best way forward.
    Cheers Del.
     

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