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

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

  1. crittersitter

    crittersitter Songster

    Feb 23, 2010
    Westchester County,NY
    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?
    It was a brilliant idea!!! I just got my first egg!! WHOOPEE!!!! It's the egg on the left!


    Last edited: Jun 16, 2010
  2. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Songster

    Oct 16, 2009
    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.


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