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tricking my broody hens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by schaikin, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. schaikin

    schaikin Hatching

    Jun 24, 2008
    I have 2 hens setting on about 30 eggs. We are about 1 week past the due date. I have ordered more chicks today, and am expecting to get them in 2-3 days. I've never swapped eggs with chicks before, but was hoping to give it a try. Anyone have any suggestions?
  2. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I've not tried it but I hope someone more knowledgable than me.

  3. flip9109

    flip9109 Songster

    Jan 14, 2008
    st paul mn
    do it a night that seems to have the best success rate

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