broody hen....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by me and my marans, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. me and my marans

    me and my marans Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone got any tips for making a hen broody??

    Thanks.
     
  2. PaintedPony

    PaintedPony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, you can try putting some fake eggs in a nest and see if she'll start sitting on them. Ceramic or wooden eggs, ping pong balls, golf balls, or something else that represents eggs.
     
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some people put their hens in a dog crate with some of her eggs and she usually will start just sitting on them. But make sure she has food and water!
     

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