Broody Question!?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by albird101, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. albird101

    albird101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen has been broody for 10 days and she's been sitting on fertile eggs, there due to hatch next Thursday, but I've been feeling her crop as she sits in the nest and she has very little food is that normal for a broody? Her food and water dish are always full with veggies,corn, egg shells, and insects(worms,roaches) I know she gets off the nest early in the morning because, I always find broody poop any advice?
     
  2. CrazyChookLady5

    CrazyChookLady5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi,
    yes it is normal that she isn't eat much food, because all she's doing is sitting there every day of 21 days she won't need much food and water.
    hope your hatching goes well :)
     
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  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you in the flock [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your hatch.
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Yes this is normal. You can hand feed her things during the day if you like to keep her strength up. Good luck with your new brood and enjoy BYC!
     
  9. herechilychiky

    herechilychiky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, Welcome to BYC!!!
     

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