Broody not eating or drinking

randerson846

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I started a hatch on saturday and i have a broody i left some food and water near and she still hasnt got of the eggs to even get a drink or any of the food it has been four days and im just wondering will she be ok ?
 

ChickenCanoe

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Broodies won't commit suicide. If they did, they wouldn't exist.
Broodies are the simplest way to raise chicks.
Leave her alone. Put food and water close and forget her for 21 days.
They will eject a huge stinky poo every day when they come off the nest.
 

randerson846

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O rte ok so she will eventually come to get food and water she wont just leave it and die of starvation or thirst ?:)
 

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