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how old to put under broody?

edited July 2009 in "Off Your Chest"
hi,

I was wondering how old was to old if you wanted to sneak chicks under a broody?

Comments

  • mandiemandie Senior Member
    edited May 2009
    its best to have chicks at around no more than 4 days older than the hatched chicks.
  • edited May 2009
    what if you had a broody and her eggs hadn't hatched so you bought some chicks and put them under her?
  • mandiemandie Senior Member
    edited May 2009
    as young as possible is best.
  • *miss tweedy**miss tweedy* Junior Member
    edited July 2009
    well i think that the chicks have to be a day old when putting them under a broody because otherwise she will reject them (prevous experiance) and she has to have been sitting for a week or so befour you do so. :)
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