SO I played with nature, and nature slapped me right back hee hee...

Cluky

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Apr 13, 2012
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My D'Anver went broody weeks ago AGAIN, second time this summer. First time she sat like a stubborn chicken on that nest hoarding all other eggs because none to sit one. I have no rooster so no eggs to incubate. Felt bad for her even though I do live in a city and not too much space. WELL with second time I decided to give her very own egg and not take it away. Just for kicks went to this Amish store I know, picked out literally ONE, count ONE egg. Lady didn't even know if the rooster was among the chickens that were laying those, and showed it under the chicken. :lau On fast forward I am cleaning coop today, I check out the egg, which I have been smelling every day to see if it went bad. Guess what, IT HAS A CRACK FROM INSIDE OUT! AND IT IS CHIRPING! :lau So guess what....against these odds mama chicken is getting her baby chicken finally. I am excited. I have no idea of breed, all I know my whole flock is banties but this one will be full grown so we will see... :yiipchick
 

AmericanMom

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6 Years
Aug 10, 2013
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Oregon
My D'Anver went broody weeks ago AGAIN, second time this summer. First time she sat like a stubborn chicken on that nest hoarding all other eggs because none to sit one. I have no rooster so no eggs to incubate. Felt bad for her even though I do live in a city and not too much space. WELL with second time I decided to give her very own egg and not take it away. Just for kicks went to this Amish store I know, picked out literally ONE, count ONE egg. Lady didn't even know if the rooster was among the chickens that were laying those, and showed it under the chicken.
lau.gif
On fast forward I am cleaning coop today, I check out the egg, which I have been smelling every day to see if it went bad. Guess what, IT HAS A CRACK FROM INSIDE OUT! AND IT IS CHIRPING!
lau.gif
So guess what....against these odds mama chicken is getting her baby chicken finally. I am excited. I have no idea of breed, all I know my whole flock is banties but this one will be full grown so we will see...
yippiechickie.gif

Thats so cool!! Good for momma, she going to be able to devote all her time to this little one
 

Junibutt

Songster
7 Years
Jul 29, 2013
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Chicago
My D'Anver went broody weeks ago AGAIN, second time this summer. First time she sat like a stubborn chicken on that nest hoarding all other eggs because none to sit one. I have no rooster so no eggs to incubate. Felt bad for her even though I do live in a city and not too much space. WELL with second time I decided to give her very own egg and not take it away. Just for kicks went to this Amish store I know, picked out literally ONE, count ONE egg. Lady didn't even know if the rooster was among the chickens that were laying those, and showed it under the chicken.
lau.gif
On fast forward I am cleaning coop today, I check out the egg, which I have been smelling every day to see if it went bad. Guess what, IT HAS A CRACK FROM INSIDE OUT! AND IT IS CHIRPING!
lau.gif
So guess what....against these odds mama chicken is getting her baby chicken finally. I am excited. I have no idea of breed, all I know my whole flock is banties but this one will be full grown so we will see...
yippiechickie.gif

Congrats! I sent you a PM about your Chocolate Orpington. Let me know if you are interested.
 

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