Broody Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1235467, Aug 3, 2016.

  1. 1235467

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    I have a Bantam hen who is broody and she will peck me when I try to collect the eggs. I am worried she is not very healthy sitting there a lot as she is quite small anyway, and may lose weight? How can I stop her being broody?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

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  3. 1235467

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    Thank you! I will have a try.
     

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