stange 10 week old hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickmomma30, May 6, 2008.

  1. chickmomma30

    chickmomma30 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok i have a couple of 10 week old hens that will care for my 5 week old hens. What i mean is that the older hens will put their wings around the littler ones and act like an old mother hen litterally. Does this show that they might be good brooders or is it too soon to tell.

    I have never seen this hapen with young hens.[​IMG]:cd:th
     
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    thats a good sign.means your older hens are looking after an mothering the pullets.vary rare that you see hens do that.
     
  3. chickmomma30

    chickmomma30 Out Of The Brooder

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    lol then may be i will get lucky ans have momma hens lol. I am so happy now.
     

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