Broody hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by petlove, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2008
    Skiatook, OK
    How long does a hen stay broody. Will she die of starvation or dehydration?
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    You have to be very carful of that, a hen will sit and sit. some will give up sooner than others, some will sit months. You have to make sure they are eating and drinking so they dont make them selfs sick !!!!! You could give her some chicks that would stop her from being broody.

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