broody chicken without eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ybbed, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. ybbed

    ybbed Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 2, 2010
    My silkie about 1-1 1/2 year old keeps sitting like she is broody, but never sat on any eggs. Gets up once or twice a day runs, eats and then back to the nest. Any ideas?
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 24, 2008
    Ocala, Florida
    Yup sounds like she is broody to me. I just had a white Orphington do the same thing. I just hatched out some chicks in my incubator so I gave her 5 of them. You wouldn't even know that she didn't hatch them. She takes care of them really good.

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