Two chicks, 7 non-hatched. Now what?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by billmac, Jun 27, 2016.

  1. billmac

    billmac Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2009
    I have a hen sitting on two chicks and 7 eggs in a nest box. The box is 6 inches or so off the ground. The chicks can get down but not back up. What about food and water for the chicks? I'm afraid if I put the hen, chicks, and eggs in a cage, she'll stop sitting on the eggs altogether. I don't know if the other eggs are duds or not.
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I see this thread is more than a day old now. How did the rest of the hatch go?

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