Broody hen ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fedexDan, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. fedexDan

    fedexDan Out Of The Brooder

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    My orpington hen 8-months will not leave her nesting box. she has no egg with her and this has been going on fo 1 week. She ia all puffed up and making a strange sound! is she broody or sick?
     
  2. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    sounds like she's broody. Do you have a roo? can you give her some eggs to sit on?

    I call it "percolating" the sound mine makes when ever I walk into the coop...she is on day 18 today of sitting on eggs!!
     
  3. fedexDan

    fedexDan Out Of The Brooder

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    i dont have a rooster
     
  4. fedexDan

    fedexDan Out Of The Brooder

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    should i put one of the other chickens eggs in her nesting box
     

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