Can she possibly be broody already?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vfem, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    My black silkie Fillet laid her first egg yesterday! Thats right YESTERDAY. Today I go out and she's sitting on another egg and REFUSED to move. I took it anyways. She got off the nest before I closed up the coop (too windy to let them out today of all days). Then I look back from the deck and she's back in the nesting box like something is there.

    I got out to smoke a bit again, and again.... still on the nest?! She's a little new at this to go broody already?!
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2008
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I have heard the can do that. Not mine, wanna trade?
     

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