Should we move our hen and her eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mlcorey, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. mlcorey

    mlcorey In the Brooder

    Mar 25, 2018
    We have a hen who has been sitting on 4 eggs for about a week and a half. The box is about 3 feet off the ground. We'd like to move her to a new, more secure location so she and her chicks will be separated from the rest of the flock in a smaller enclosure within the larger chicken. Will this be OK? Any concerns for the mom and her eggs if we move them?
  2. Fiona394

    Fiona394 Chirping

    Mar 27, 2017
    Nova Scotia
    My Coop
    When I had a broody hen she would sit anywhere eggs or no eggs under her. As long as she has food water and a nest in her new space she should sit there until her eggs hatch.

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