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Broody hen is stubborn

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Black Jaque, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. Black Jaque

    Black Jaque In the Brooder

    Sep 7, 2012
    I came back from vacation to find two of my hens went broody. I put them in milk crates and one snapped out of it in three days. It's been a week now and the other one STILL returns to the next box first chance she is given.

    HOW LONG?! Is there anything else that I should be doing?

    I've got her in one milk crate stacked upon another so she is about a foot off the ground. I have to transfer her into the garage on occasion due to rain so she might not have been in "open air" the whole time.

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