Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dirty Dozen, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. Dirty Dozen

    Dirty Dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2009
    Long Island, New York
    I recently had a bunch of silkies go broodie (duh!). Couldn't stop them. I then realized I lost some to hawks and moved them into a different part of the coop so they only get out when I'm home rather than go out all day with standard hens. They were so confused & shellshocked that they didn't know where to brood! A couple of days later and they started laying again. No broodies (for now). Try it! [​IMG]

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