Broody Hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sanfordmom, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. sanfordmom

    sanfordmom In the Brooder

    Jan 30, 2011
    I have a 6 month old Black Australorp that has decided to pluck out her breast and stomach feathers and sit on the nest of golf balls! She has only been laying about a month, and we pick up the eggs every day. She has adopted a couple of golf balls and a ping pong ball. I guess she is broody. After three days, I cannot seem to get her to change her mind. Please help!!!
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    You may want to consider separating her and maybe put her in a crate or something [​IMG]

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