Arghhh... A broody hen...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bakerjw, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. bakerjw

    bakerjw Songster

    Apr 14, 2010
    Johnson City, Tn
    I went out into one of my coops yesterday and one of my hens was all fluffed up in a nesting box. I thought "Oh great. A broody." So I shooed her off and collected eggs. This morning I again found her all fluffed up on a clutch of eggs. So I got a pencil and marked 10 for her and figured why fight it.

    I have lost count on how many chicks that I've hatched out this year but I am pretty sure that I've got 70 or so in brooders or chicken runs. I definitely have too many right now.
  2. Stephanie739

    Stephanie739 Songster

    Oct 7, 2011
    What kind of chickies are you hatching?

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