When should I remove unhatched eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sandy sea, May 18, 2009.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two broody hen's eggs started hatching Saturday afternoon. There were still some hatching last night. How long should I leave any remaining unhatched eggs under the hens?
     
  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    Until she leaves the nest.
     
  3. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long will they continue to sit? The chicks keep moving between the two broody hens , but the hens just sit. I quess it does not matter who hatched what chicks.
     
  4. flip9109

    flip9109 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    after they stop hatching, i usualy wait 2 days, I listen to them for any chirping if nothing new happens, I toss them
     

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