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Which do you prefer?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PearlTheDuck, Feb 19, 2017.

  1. PearlTheDuck

    PearlTheDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2016
    Do you prefer letting your hen hatch eggs or incubating eggs?
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2017
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2016
    Surrounded by the Amish
    I prefer the natural way and letting the hen hatch her own egg
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I love having my Broody Hens hatch the Chicks.....No work for me at all, other than feeding her and then her and the Chicks.....I have two with Chicks right now and hatching Duck eggs in my incubator.....Broody is the best way!

    Last edited: Feb 19, 2017
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  4. microchick

    microchick Overrun With Chickens

    I love my broody Buff O hens to do the work for me but when a neighbor gives you a dozen eggs and nobody is broody, into the incubator they go!
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    I am one of those odd balls that hate having broodies and love incubating my eggs. I think we are the minority, but we are out there....lol

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