When will the mother hen kick out the chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OldRedChicken, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. OldRedChicken

    OldRedChicken In the Brooder

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    When will the mother hen kick out the chicks?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Anywhere from 2 weeks to 2 months.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! I guess it depends on the hen, I have some chicks who are 2 months old, and mama recently started squatting for me again and got her regular voice back, bawk bawk instead of the broody mama voice, so I'm guessing it won't be long until she's done with them. Hope that helps!
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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  5. OldRedChicken

    OldRedChicken In the Brooder

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    Okay thanks![​IMG]
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us!
     

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