Do your broody chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by beepbeepinajeep, May 5, 2009.

  1. beepbeepinajeep

    beepbeepinajeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pick their feathers off of their breasts?[​IMG]
     
  2. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
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    some do, but not all.............
     
  3. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
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    Yep! So if you want to eat them now, it's prime time and easy pluckings! [​IMG] I keed I keed.
     
  4. beepbeepinajeep

    beepbeepinajeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what DH suggested too;) My English game hen has apparently gone broody with no eggs....

    ETA: Someone suggested holding her upside down by her feet & shaking her a bit to get her out of being broody.
     
    Last edited: May 5, 2009
  5. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine did too... she looks awfully funny!
     

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