Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CHICKENFARMER22, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. CHICKENFARMER22

    CHICKENFARMER22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, my buff orpington is broody but she won't sit on the eggs. She just got broody yesterday. She clucks and puffs up and everything. I wish she would sit on them. I want babies. Can anyone help? Thanks!
     
  2. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    If she won't sit on the eggs than what is she sitting on? A broody hen is normally sitting on something to try and hatch it.
     
  3. CHICKENFARMER22

    CHICKENFARMER22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She won't sit on anything. She just walks around and clucks. I think she sits on the eggs at nigh though but not during the day
     
  4. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    What makes you think she's broody? To my understanding a hen is broody if she desires to hatch eggs. If she won't sit on the eggs then she really isn't broody.
     

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