should i let them hatch?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rockrun, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. rockrun

    rockrun Out Of The Brooder

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    we only have two hens,and i dont know as much as i should.if i let our eggs hatch do we have to seperate them from the rooster and hens.we just have a fenced in area about 10 by 10 and the coop.i do have a pretty big cage setup thats divided into 3 compartments would that be of any help?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Some people separate before hatching some don't. A large cage would be perfect for separating a broody hen from all the others.
     
  3. CRAZYROOSTERMAN

    CRAZYROOSTERMAN Out Of The Brooder

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    my hen protected her babys till they were 12 weeks then they sort of didnt need her, seems like my hen was a good mom!
     

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