Ok, I have been viewing the threads on both topics and am just wanting some confirmation on my decision. I have a mixed hen (she is my beautiful friendly "Fluffy") who I believe to be broody. However, I want to make sure she isn't egg bound. She has been sitting on her nest for 2 days, non stop, hunkered down,fluffed up, and gives a strange cackle of protest to anyone peeking at her or any other hens coming near her. I am able to lift her off the nest and force her outside. Only then will she take a short moment to eat or drink. She does fluff up while being in the yard but seems to walk and run normally. Only after this quick snack will she go right back into the coop and sit on her selected nest. I have gotten NO eggs from her yet. That would be as of yesterday and today...2 missing from dear Fluffy. I did my best to examine her....and I don't necessarily feel an eggs but really don't know what I'm doing as far as that goes...lol. The only other thing I can say about the examination is that her vent seems clean but she is "winking?" as if she is trying to lay? So, what are your thoughts? Broody or egg bound? Thanks!!