1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

Ack! Why is my broody so stupid?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CarriBrown, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    Gwen, bless her little heart, is broody and sitting on three eggs. I have her in the house because she made a nest under the coop and it's been very cold at night. She is determined, but she isn't the smartest... I just went to check on her and she wasn't sitting on one of the eggs! It was still warm so I tucked it under her but.... [​IMG]
    Somebody feel sorry for me! LOL Anybody else have a dumb broody? Did the eggs end up hatching?
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    7,502
    27
    301
    Jan 30, 2007
    WV
    I've had them do the same thing!...Every time I would go out to the henhouse last March (and it was cold!)...I'd find my broody pitching out an egg...always had to tuck the little thing back under her and it hatched!!...
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2007

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: