20 weeks old and broody on golf balls UPDATE!! EGG!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crittersitter, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. crittersitter

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    My SLW is celebrating her 20 week birthday tomorrow by tenderly loving her golf balls I gave her last night. After reading all the "signs" of laying I thought she might to begin prepping. She has been squatting and screaming bloody hell bok bok bokawws for a few days now. Now I'm wondering if I should not have placed the golf balls in the nest. What do you guys think? Keep them or take them away?
    UPDATE!!!
    It was a brilliant idea!!! I just got my first egg!! WHOOPEE!!!! It's the egg on the left!

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    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010

  2. pgpoultry

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    Sounds broody.
    Do you want chicks? if not you will have to try her in a dog crate or similar to break the broodiness.
    I don't think the golf balls really make a difference, a broody hen will sit on pretty well anything or nothing.

    Sandie
     

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