can a broody lay eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenshiha, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Songster

    Apr 19, 2014
    Today my hen finally went broody she was sitting on 2 eggs so I put her by her self in another coop I went to check on her a little while ago and I found 3 eggs her coop is shut and the chickens can't get to her she is still sitting and it's get dark so I'm sure she's broody

  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Yes, they can lay while going broody.
    But once they sit on those egg for 3 days and 3 nights(sign that they are truly broody) they will not lay.

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