Broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ErinG, May 24, 2011.

  1. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My year old BO has begun "hanging out" after she lays an egg. She's also begun to peck me when I remove the eggs from under her - she didn't use to do that. Once the eggs are removed she leaves in a huff and resumes normal chicken life. She's been less friendly in general lately, is it just her hormones?
    I thought when they went broody they were more stubborn than that?
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    She's not broody yet, but she might be headed that direction if you leave some eggs in the nest.
     
  3. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think she'll go back to her friendly, curious self once she's past it?
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep. [​IMG]
     
  5. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good, they are much more fun when they love me [​IMG]
     
  6. BANTAMWYANDOTTE

    BANTAMWYANDOTTE Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. ErinG

    ErinG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Off to make a wire cage...
     

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