setting question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by granmahen, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. granmahen

    granmahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a science project, dgd will compare home-made incubator to hen setting as egg hatchers. Dumb question, will hen still lay her unfertile eggs as she is hatching fertile eggs?
     
  2. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have to wait for her to go broody before she will set the eggs. Then she won't lay eggs while she is setting.
    ~Rebecca
     
  3. granmahen

    granmahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks, oh well, since she just started laying eggs, maybe we'll just do the home made incubator for now. Science fairs and hens don't always coincide, do they?
     

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