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Identifying a broody When a hen is broody she will generally have one or more of the following characteristics; Puffing her feathers up; A broody hen will puff up to make herself look bigger to predators Growling and biting; Most broodies are grumpy and hormonal, and will peck you if you get to close to her or her eggs. Staying in the nest box; A broody hen will make herself a nest in a place she deems safe (normally in the place where she lays her eggs) and sit there most of the time,...
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