Well I wondered...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by carriehelene, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. carriehelene

    carriehelene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if my black jersey giant was going broody. She spends hours on the nest every day in the last week. Figured either she was taking her sweet time laying or she was broodying (lol) on me. Never had a broody yet, so wasn't sure. Especially since she would leave the nest after several hours and not return. Today she's been on the nest almost all day, left it for 10-20 minutes, that's it. So just to see what would happen, I put 2 eggs from another nest in there with her. And sure enough, she pulled them right under her. It was so cute! Of course, the little stinker waited for 2 weeks after I got eggs in the mail, and bought an incubator for them. Now I just have to decide whether to let her keep sitting on them or not. Now I have 21 eggs in the bator due this week, and a broody with who knows how many eggs under her [​IMG]
     
  2. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure, let her have a go! Have fun! [​IMG] What all are you hatching?

    ~Cherlyn
     
  3. carriehelene

    carriehelene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seramas, banty cochins and EE's in the bator [​IMG] Under the broody could be any of 7 breeds by barred rock rooster. If I let her go, it will be an interesting mixture lol
     
  4. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oooh, great lineup! [​IMG] I am incubating some seramas right now as well. [​IMG]

    ~Cherlyn
     

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