setting langshan

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

  1. Wexford Chuck

    Wexford Chuck In the Brooder

    Aug 12, 2009
    Wexford, Ireland
    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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