broody question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tknjk, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. tknjk

    tknjk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What does a hen act like when it becomes broody?
    I think I may have one that is doing it. She sits in
    the nest box all day, and when you try and lift the
    lid to the nest box or tough her she screams at ya.
    When she comes out of the nest she makes weird
    noises, and puffs her body up, and struts around
    almost like a turkey. This is a buff rock, and I only
    have hens no rooster. Thank that's whats going on
    here?

    eta: this chicken just started laying maybe 3 weeks ago.
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2009
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Sure sounds broody to me.
     

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