Chicken Babysits Broody's Nest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hedwig Chicken, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. Homicidal_Hacher_

    Homicidal_Hacher_ In the Brooder

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    One my hens went broody and whenever she would leave the other hens would lay eggs in her nest don't know why but nothing bad ever came of it.
     
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  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    How cute! What a sweetheart :love I have several nests for my hens, but they always tend to fight over the corner nest :rolleyes: While one sits on the nest, another will wait for her to lay her egg, and then she'll jump in; and so on and so on... :lau
     
  3. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    Keep us updated! I love hatching stories :)
     
  4. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    X2 Post pictures also :D
     
  5. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    Haha! I'll try :D
     
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  6. Hedwig Chicken

    Hedwig Chicken Songster

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    Yeah, my other hens do that too. (Sometimes, they just cuddle up to Ginny and lay their eggs there.)
     
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  7. Hedwig Chicken

    Hedwig Chicken Songster

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    Well, Nugget laid a present today:
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    a double yolker!

    Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays!
     
  8. Hedwig Chicken

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    Well... turns out that egg wasn't a double-yolker, just a really, really big egg.

    So it's day 20 in incubation, it is presently -40° outside.... yeah
     
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  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    OhMan...and I'm whining about 8F with no wind.
     
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  10. Hedwig Chicken

    Hedwig Chicken Songster

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    THERE IS A PIP!!!

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    YAY!!
     

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