When is the right time to try putting day old chicks under my broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Oneacre Homestead, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Oneacre Homestead

    Oneacre Homestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got a brooder full of day old chicks and a broody outside
    Who has been sitting on fake eggs for three weeks ... Should I wait for pre- dawn to try to give her some, or can I try now?
     
  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do it ASAP while the chicks are still a day old.
     

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