Some happy news among all the craziness!! Updated!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by missusduray, Jul 21, 2007.

  1. missusduray

    missusduray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen. Yesterday for some reason one of my buff orps decided to sit on eggs. I may let her have about 10 eggs and then I am going to block her off from the rest. Her nest is on the floor so I wont have to move her. In 21 days, I will have little baby orps running around!
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  2. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

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    Aw that is so sweet. I needed some good news to cheer me up a little, Thanks. Be sure to post pics.
     
  3. missusduray

    missusduray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will post pics. I am gonna take some of the hen on her nest tonight.
    4-H, I am so sorry for your loss. Like I said on your thread, you can certainly have some of the babies if you want. I would meet you half way. Good luck with the rebuild.
    Kristyne
     
  4. missusduray

    missusduray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well now I have 2 broody Hens!! The dominant hen (#1) snuck in the blocked off area that I had the other broody hen in. We kicked her out as she was not on any eggs. She made such a fuss!! She tried for 20 min to get back in there. So I took some other eggs and gave them to her. I hope that they hatch. She is happily sitting in the nest box on her new eggs. She darted in there as soon as I put the eggs in there. She only has 2 eggs so we shall see what happens. I wonder where nekkid nancy is gonna lay her eggs now!
    Here is a pic of the original broody hen. I will have to get a pic of the two of them together now.
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    Kristyne
     

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