broody laying egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by knaup109, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. knaup109

    knaup109 Out Of The Brooder

    48
    0
    32
    Aug 3, 2010
    Do broody hen still lay egg?
    thanks
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    34,028
    456
    448
    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    No. But they will steal eggs from other hens; they roll them or carry them under their "chin." And others will get in the same nest and lay.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by