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broody hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by roosters97, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    is there any way to MAKE a hen broody?how?
  2. roosters97

    roosters97 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Nothing you can do to make a hen broody. It's hormonal. Some say putting eggs in the nest can encourage it, but it won't cause it to happen. Some breeds don't set well, and there are always exceptions. Good luck!

    In the future might want to wait more than 12 minutes for a reply. [​IMG]

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