Broody Quit on the Nest

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DavidKerk, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Songster

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    My OEGB hen recently went broody in a secluded nest. I have her some eggs and she layed on them for about ten days then quit. I wasn't bothering her at all. Why would she just stop?
     

  2. My broody quit because the chicks died. Have you candled them
     
  3. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Songster

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    No, I hadn't candled them.
     

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