Broody hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mother of All, May 25, 2010.

  1. Mother of All

    Mother of All Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my girls is gone broody. the problem is she is on the floor of the coop. Do I leave her or do I but her and the eggs in the nesting box? if so how do I go abut moving her?
     
  2. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
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    If she is happy there and not in the way of anything just leave her there. Mine all decided to go broody on the floor of th coop. If you do decide to move her do it at night when she is sleeping and if she is really broody she will stay were you put her.
     
  3. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    If you have her setting on eggs, i would be leery of moving her. Cause she may just go back to 'HER" nest. and let the eggs get cold. That happened to me. I would just leave her, maybe partition her off from the others if they are bothering her, but if not, I would just leave her. mk
     
  4. Mother of All

    Mother of All Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I haven't seen anyone bother her and so I left her so far. I want so bad to see what or how many she has under her.
     

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