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Can a molting Hen go broody ???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Miz Mary, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Miz Mary

    Miz Mary Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2008
    Pacific NW
    I had a Polish hen , who went into a moult 2 weeks ago ... she would occasionally roost up in a tree at night instead of going in the coop ... .... a few days ago she went missing . She could have found a nest of eggs on the property that I havent found yet ... can moulting hens go broody like this ??? If not, I think a preditor got her :( .....but I have not found evidence of this .... no blood, no caos ...

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