Brooding Chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenNewb1234, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. ChickenNewb1234

    ChickenNewb1234 New Egg

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    I have 4 chickens, all hens, and one is brooding. The one that is brooding is on top of a 10' tall shed, and her nest is very hard to get to. I have found lots of eggs under her, and I don't check everyday, because, as I said, the nest is on top of a shed.

    Any ways to keep her from brooding/going on the shed?

    I have tried a lot of things that don't work, and I am annoyed[​IMG]

    Thanks!

    -ChickenNewb1234[​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I would make a small pen for her, then move her and her eggs into the pen, along with as much of her nesting materials as you can. She may abandon the nest if you move her, though. You can clip her wing feathers (leanr how in our learning center) to prevent her flying so high, but she probably won't be able to get back to her eggs if you do this now.
     

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