Broody Already??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jrudolph305, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. jrudolph305

    jrudolph305 Songster

    Dec 1, 2009
    Meadows of Dan, Va
    Our hens will be 25 weeks old tomorrow. One of our white rocks has been laying for about 3 weeks. Today she stayed in a nest box for 2 1/2 hours. I gave her a little goose to see if there were any eggs under her. There were 2. I then tried to prod her out with no success. I then just picked her up and removed her from the nesting box. She ran outside with the others. My question is could she be going broody at 25 weeks old??
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2013
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    A bit unusual, but anything is possible. If she sleeps on the roost tonight, she's not broody.

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