Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ih66series, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can I tell if a hen has gone broody?
     
  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your hen will sit on her nest all the time. If you go near her, she will hiss at you. She will ruffle her feathers and try to make her self look bigger. When she's walking around she will be fluffed up, head low and wings spread.
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:I agree.
     
  4. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a video I found of a broody hen
     
  5. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

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    If you go to my BYC page, I have infomation on to tell if you have a broody, and some links on how to tell if you do, and tips [​IMG]
     
  6. ih66series

    ih66series Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     

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