why hasn't my broody hen stopped turning eggs?

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  1. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen she is sitting on 10 eggs and today I put a x on the eggs just the way they were and I came back and checked on her and her eggs were turned around why is she still turning them.:(

    I also have another question how does a broody hen keep humidity up when they are stirring on them?:lol: :D
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Setting hens are continually turning and rearranging their eggs.
     
  3. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will the eggs still hatch good
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As long as they are fertile, the nest is clean and non contaminated there is no reason that they should not hatch.
     
  5. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candles them on day 24 and all of them were alive and developing with a good sized air cell so I hoping I get some chicks
     
  6. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i meant to say I candled them on day 14 not 24
     

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