1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Will Mama Move Off of Hatching Egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by citychickinthecountry, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. citychickinthecountry

    citychickinthecountry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2009
    Gainesville, Florida
    Dumb question...just because I am curious...will Mama hen move off of the nest when an egg starts hatching, or do they stay on them until the chick hatches? [​IMG]
  2. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2012
    They tend to get off the eggs a lot during the hatch. :)

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by