Broody BLRW and new "adopted" chick

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KristyAz, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Songster

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    I have a hen who has stayed broody for several weeks despite taking all eggs that ended up under her. I felt sorry for her and decided while buying feed today to sneak a baby under her. I picked up a Black Australorp about 2 weeks old and slipped it under her. I think it worked! She is being protective of her and baby is under mama's wing or even on her back. It did my heart good.

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  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    They look so cute together. Good job [​IMG]
     

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