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Should i let her brood?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chloezoebob101, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. i was collecting eggs this morning to set tomorrow. it would be my very first time incubating. well, on my afternoon checkup, out of the blue i had a broody hen. she squawked and squealed and wanted no part of me then. So i was wondering if I should let her brood. she's a new timer and has never showed interest in eggs. So should i? You never know, she might not give up on it.
     
  2. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you should leave a few under her, and a few to incubate.
     
  3. ok i will :)
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Heck... go all out. Put at least a dozen under her!
     
  5. i don't even have that many eggs being layed in a day... well sometimes. were bonna put some in an incubator and some under her!!![​IMG]im excited to get some!!!!
     

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