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When hen quits do you use the bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LuvinMyPeeps, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. LuvinMyPeeps

    LuvinMyPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just curious - If your broody hen quits setting, can you put the eggs in the bator for the rest of the time, or will they die?
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    by all means, put them in the bator! What do you have to lose from trying. I was told by my chicken expert friend that you cant do that, they will die. Tell that to all the chicks peeping and scurrying around in my brooder! [​IMG]
     
  3. LuvinMyPeeps

    LuvinMyPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome, thanks! I'm asking tons of questions and I don't even have any eggs yet....hee hee. Still waiting for my first one out of 10 better-lay-soon-or-I'm-gunna-cry hens. [​IMG]
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Most definitely! I haven't hatched too many by doing this, but I have hatched some the hen left for dead! [​IMG]
     

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