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Broody hens are so smart

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joe17, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    I have a broody silkie momma who has been sitting on some eggs for quite a while. I noticed one day that there was an old looking egg close to the door of the coop. I figured one of the other girls laid it there. I picked it up and it felt rather light and half empty. I cracked it open and out came pure black gunk [​IMG] I'm guessing my broody hen moved it there away from her nest. Broody hens just amaze me!
     
  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My broody did the exact same thing a couple of days ago!
     

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