Broody Hen hatched her first what!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RidgeRunner Hen, May 31, 2011.

  1. RidgeRunner Hen

    RidgeRunner Hen In the Brooder

    May 16, 2010
    The nesting boxes are off the ground and the last time I tried to
    move her she didn't like the 'accomodations' on the ground. I have an old small travel carrier that I can pen up as the others hatch but I'm sure she will choose to go back to laying boxes. Plus what about my other hens? ThEy need a place to lay.
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I would just let them work it out. When the chicks can't jump back up to the nest, she will cover them wherever everyone gathers.

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