"Broody" hen has been accepted back into the flock!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brownie, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. brownie

    brownie Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 11, 2008
    British Columbia, Canada
    Yeaahh! My broody hen has successfully been re-introduced to her sisters. Last night my husband and I decided to rescue our broody hen from the outdoors, and carry her into the coop with the others. It was already dark in the coop, and everything went smoothly; no fussing! In the morning the hens were fine. I`m so happy! I wish we had found her earlier;I feel bad that she was outside for a week, but she`s healthy! You wouldn`t believe how many eggs she was sitting on: 59!! Poor girl. I think some of the other hens were laying there too.
    From now on I`ll keep a closer eye on the flock!!
    Thanks to everyone for their concern and advice!

  2. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
    North Carolina

    Glad things turned out.


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