Should I move broody hen or not

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kala98, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. Kala98

    Kala98 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 3, 2015
    Hi so I have a broody hen currently that I have bought some fertilised eggs for and plan on placing them under her tomorrow night
    She is currently in one of the nesting boxes which is raised off the ground sitting on golf balls I was wondering if I should move her down to ground level and should I make a more secluded area for her to be in I'm keeping her in the coop because I currently only have one other hen in with her due to losing my others last year
  2. chickyfarmer

    chickyfarmer New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
    Tum tum
    My Coop
    With all my broody hens as soon as i see them go broody i make either a door for the nesting box or if there by my hay i have wire boxes i put around them to keep my other hens from trying to sit on hen and end up with broken eggs

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