Boody Hen with a runny nose

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rmeverett, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. rmeverett

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    It took me about 2 weeks to figure out my 1 year old buff had gone broody. A friend gave me 18 fertilized eggs for her. I only asked for 10. She has been laying on her eggs about a week and is going through the expected broody hen behavior. Tonight I was checking on her as I had not seen her out today. She had snot on one nostril and it looked like she wiped her head in it. I cleaned her up and gave her some yogurt and strawberries which she willingly ate. I noticed the discharge from her nose seemed clear and not a lot of it. My question is: Should I isolate her and her eggs to another pen--I'm afraid that is added stress. None of the other 5 birds seem affected. Just not sure what to do.
     

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