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

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    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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