Shavings or hay?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by brennansmom, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. brennansmom

    brennansmom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a broody setting on eggs . We are at day 18. My question is should I leave her on shavings or put some hay in the box? Which is safer/better for the chicks?Thanks[​IMG]
     
  2. Asweet23

    Asweet23 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would leave it as is now & not disturb the eggs. Unless someone else knows of a reason why the chicks shouldn't hatch on shavings. ??
     
  3. CrazyChickens09

    CrazyChickens09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would stay with shavings
     
  4. brennansmom

    brennansmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the input on the shavings\hay question. I appreciate it! [​IMG]
     

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