Brooding or done producing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Xtina, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Xtina

    Xtina Songster

    Jul 1, 2008
    Portland, Oregon
    My barred rock hen has been brooding now for, oh, probably 2 months at my best estimate. At first, I tried to put some fertilized eggs under her, hoping they'd hatch, but it turns out she's a bad mom. Well, she never stopped setting and now I'm wondering if she's ever going to stop brooding. I don't remember any of my ladies brooding this long last year. The ladies are all 2 years old this summer. What do you guys think is going on?

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