what do i do,if anything

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Leah S, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Leah S

    Leah S Chirping

    Jun 13, 2011
    hi all! this fall i discovered that one ofmy girls was actually a boy. now I a girl who refuses to get off some eggs. I am assuming that she is incubating them. do i do anything for her? do i leave her alone and let her do her chicken thing? does she need special food? if we donot want more chickens at this point, do i just take the eggs away? will she be "mad"?
    what do you think? this is my first time with a roo and have no clue what is going on in that nesting box.
    Leah S

  2. Just take the eggs away and she will get off the nest eventually. Some folks like to break a broody hen, but I'm not a fan of that. I just let nature take care of things. Take the eggs and forget about it..........Pop

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