Or at least some eggs. Remember that birthday gift a few months ago? Well, we now have a dozen eggs being tended to by our broody hen, Gretchen.
She is a faithful brooder, only being teased off the nest by wiggly mealworms. (I’m trying to raise mealworms in hopes that it will lower my worm costs.
The chances of actually getting chicks out of this is low. A fifty percent hatch rate on mailed fertile hatching eggs would be high. I’m just hoping for a few. Keep your fingers crossed.