broody chicken without eggs?

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

  1. ybbed

    ybbed Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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