brody chickens and wire cages

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the girls club, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. the girls club

    the girls club In the Brooder

    Jul 15, 2013
    Can you put 2 or more broody chickens in a large wire cage. Like a large dog cage. To break their broodyiness
  2. krista74

    krista74 Songster

    Jun 4, 2014
    Victoria, Australia.
    You sure can!

    I only know this for certain as I had to do it myself last week.

    I had one broody girl (who had already been in the cage alone for 5 days) and apparently she had a meeting with her friend overnight, who then went broody in support of her the following day!

    I only had one cage available at the time so I chocked it up on bricks and put the two of them in there. Misery loves company, lol.

    They were both broken within 2 days, which was a great result.

    Yesterday Miss Priss went broody on me so she has the box all to herself at present. For now, anyway!

    - Krista

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