BANTAM SEEMS TO BE STARTING TO GO BROODY ON ME..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hinky429, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. Hinky429

    Hinky429 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the most lovely little Bantam han andshe is going Broody.. My question is this: she seems hell menton sitting on her s and the other hens eggs she shares a nest with another hen.. My husband has been chasing her off the nest and it is upsetting her terribly.. What can we do not to stress her and NOT to have baby Bantams chicks?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Lock her in a cage away from the nest site until she stops being broody -- it will take a significant period of time, not hours or even days. You're right. Chasing her off the nest does nothing other than upset her and lower her trust in you.
     

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