Barred Rock is staying in nest box?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ArekE, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. ArekE

    ArekE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the past 5 days or so my barred rock will lay an egg and then sit on it for the rest of the day. At first i thought she might be thinking about going broody but she doesn't fluff up her feathers and growl. She usually lays the egg at about 11:00 then she sits in the same box until its almost time to roost. Whats wrong with her?
     
  2. TheEggCollecter

    TheEggCollecter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not all hens are aggressive broodys. It is abnormal considering her breed but sounds like a broody
     
  3. ArekE

    ArekE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who knows maybe in a few days she will stay in there all night. With hens in the past they usually stay all night when broody.
     

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