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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shadust1, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so when i came home today my broody hen was off of her nest...the eggs were cold...but after a few minutes she sat back down...so do i need to worry....im not sure how long she was off the nest...they were cold....whats my changes...they r 2 days away from hatch date....i dont need nemore disasters.....[​IMG]
     
  2. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I would just let them be. Hens have to get up to take food/water breaks. Trust she knows what she's doing??
     
  3. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chances are still good since she did get back on. They usually are good about how long to be off and all. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  4. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all you can do is trust her to know what to do. Good luck, and don't stress too much!
     
  5. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Most broodies do what's best for their eggs. Just trust her [​IMG]

    And just in case, good luck [​IMG]
     
  6. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be fine.
    This happened to me just a few days ago. The chick hatched great.
     
  7. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks.....im hoping they r ok....ill be sooooo upset...not only for me but for her...she is such a dedicated mama....i just want her to have a couple babies to care for...she deserves that.... [​IMG]
     

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