Broody hen is stubborn

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

  1. Black Jaque

    Black Jaque Out Of 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.
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon

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