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Broody Buster called to 'active duty'!! :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BeulahBreezes, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2012
    Western NY
    Miss Ethel is in the 'buster' for her tour of duty! (lol!) She started with all the classic signs of broodiness on Friday, --- she's been in the nest box constantly, plucking her breast feathers, growling and pecking when I open the nest box door, LARGE poops, and worst of all, NO eggs! She was a wonderful layer of dark brown eggs, she's a cuckoo marans, 11 months old. I went to Tractor Supply and bought a nice rabbit cage and she's up on the porch, coolin' off! (its winter here..lol!)
    I read the whole thread on 'broody busting' here last night....got lots of great info! Thanks to all who have posted their stories......it really does help others!!! :) ~Beulah

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