Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Auzichicken, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Auzichicken

    Auzichicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a silky that is broody and keeps gathering the plastic eggs and setting on them. I take them away and she gathers them up over night ans is broody on them Is it crul to let her be broody on plastic eggs?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    It isn't cruel to let her incubate plastic eggs. It would be more cruel to break her broodiness in my opinion. She's fine.
     

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