Caring for my broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tpantali, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. tpantali

    tpantali Out Of The Brooder

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    Every year our two White Cochine Frizzles go broody. And every year they lose weight and their feathers. On Sat. we put a couple of duck eggs our friends gave us under one of them. Today she is very pale and I am concerned about her.

    I am wondering if there is something I can do to better care of her while she is broody.
     
  2. cackle

    cackle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a lot of people here take the broody hen off the nest once a day to eat and poop. Others hand feed their broody hens.

    Hopefully others will be able to help. [​IMG] Heres to a good hatch and a healthy broody.
     

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