Will the broodiness ever end?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sheila3935, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In April we hatched out 9 babies from a broody. In june we hatched 5 more under 2 bantams. In September we hatched out 19 babies under 2 broodies which I am still trying to find homes for 10 of them and now 2 of my cochin bantams have decided they want to have babies. They are on 8 eggs. Winter is coming! Is this ever going to end? At least for the winter? Anyone need chicks? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2011
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    My hens get broody, too, but I don't let them sit on the eggs since I don't want chicks now.
     
  3. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would have done that too had I not found them til they were on the eggs for about 4 days. I had been working lots of hours this past week and the kids had been putting them up and didnt check. Found one outside in a corner of the run and the other was in a nest that they usually dont lay in. So now they are already developing and I am stuck.
     
  4. suzeqf

    suzeqf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually need one for my little single I wish you lived closer. My broody banty tried her best to hatch 8 but only 1 hatched but her eggs had a rough time.
     

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