broody not interested in eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by IwannaBEaMERMAID, May 14, 2010.

  1. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    i have a broody cochin that has been broody for 3 days, she was sitting on golf balls but today i got so fertile eggs from trader joe's. now for the first two days , when set a golf ball in front of her she would quickly roll it under her, hoe hoe hoe not the case tonight. wheni set the eggs in front of her SHE IGNORED THEM!! i had to physically take the golf balls out from under her and put the eggs under!!! is this normal....this is her first time being broody.. [​IMG]
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Some broodies will change their minds a few times before finnaly taking... Especially as she is young....
     
  3. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

    Oct 19, 2009
    Sullivan County NY
    Is she still sitting on them? I mean, she could have needed a little encouragement. [​IMG]
     
  4. IwannaBEaMERMAID

    IwannaBEaMERMAID Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2009
    Beverly Hills, CA
    ya she wants them now.....sitting on 11 eggs [​IMG]
     

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