A broody hen? I hope so!

 

We have backyard chickens. We started out last year with six  chicks, and of those six original chicks we only have two left, thanks to some possums. We replaced the murdered hens with some two year old hens from a local man, and a rooster. So, now we have five hens and a rooster.

For the last two days one of the hens has been brooding on two eggs… It’s my hope that she continues and hatches those eggs so I can have some baby chicks! I have never seen that process in person and I think it would be cool to watch, provided she does not kill them when they hatch. I really hope they hatch and they thrive.

According to this http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/08/caring-for-broody-hens-facilitating-egg.html it could go all kinds of ways, but I’m going to stay positive because I want some baby chicks!

I’ll keep you posted on how this plays out. 😁

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s