Hen v Machine

Claire has been sitting here for three weeks

Well, longer actually as she had been broody for a few days before we decided to give her some eggs. We have never used a broody for hatching before. We did try a while ago but were so concerned about the hen losing condition we moved the eggs to an incubator.

Claire has sat motionless for 23 hours and 50 minutes every day, only emerging for a quick feed and comfort break.

And today, underneath her, we have

Meanwhile indoors
we also have signs of life