WHAT WOULD YOU DO? Almost day 23...movement inside...broody hen....what should I do?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by briter30, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. briter30

    briter30 Chirping

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    A broody hen has been sitting on a nest of 9 eggs...6 of them hatched....the last one to hatch was on day 22 about 10:00 am this morning. I candled the remaining 3 eggs and see movement in 1 of them...what would you do?
     
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    briter30 Chirping

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    bump
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    I would leave them alone and let the broody do her job. She'll know when it's time to get off the nest.
     
  4. briter30

    briter30 Chirping

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    Thank you. I will follow your advice.
     

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