Broody hens are so smart

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

  1. joe17

    joe17 Songster

    Nov 25, 2009
    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 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    My broody did the exact same thing a couple of days ago!

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