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broody hen bullied

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by xera13, May 30, 2011.

  1. xera13

    xera13 Out Of The Brooder

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    One hen has gone broody and ive let her be with a few eggs. She did get down to eat the other day and all the other girls ran her out and tore at her head and chased her. Why do they do this? If she doesnt stop brooding am i going to have to seperate her?
     
  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Quote:They're telling her to get back on the nest. It won't hurt if you separate her if you have the room.
     
  3. xera13

    xera13 Out Of The Brooder

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    thats what i was hoping. They leave her be in the nest except they still insist on sitting on top of her bacause no matter what i do they lay in the same box
     

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