1/ We have a broody hen named Pepper (that means she wants to sit on eggs & hatch them, even if they aren’t her own) so I ordered her some fertile eggs since we don’t have a rooster & I feel bad taking eggs from her every day.
2/ This is what she did with the first egg I put in with her
3/ So I put all of the eggs in the nesting box with her
4/ Meantime, the other chickens were all running around playing the mud because it rained overnight.
5/ When I checked back in, she had all kind of helpers. I’m dubious about the prospects she’ll actually hatch chicks, but I wanted to give her a shot at it.

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