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Broody barred rock

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dolphinlvr4, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 6 mo old barred rock who recently started to lay n she's now getting more n more broody ev day. She's generally a sweet hen but while gathering eggs she's downright crabby! Is it normal for her to be like this so young?? I have no roo's either by the way. Someone help! ;-). Lol
     
  2. A Chicken Owner

    A Chicken Owner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Regardless if there's a roo around or not, hens will still go broody. It is normal for broody hens to be a bit cranky they're just defending the nest.
     
  3. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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