Does this mean she's broody?? Quick question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Break an Egg, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 7 month old OEGB pullet who sat in her nestbox and rolled the fake eggs (golf balls) under her with her beak. It was so cute!!! I think she's been sitting on them all morning.
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Could be; this tends to be a broody breed. If she stays there day and night for a few days, fluffs out, and growls at you when you approach, she is for sure. she'll get up to eat, drink and poo the biggest chicken poo you've ever seen, once or twice a day -- when you are not looking.
     
  3. kano

    kano Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Take a look at her at nigth. If she is still there she is broody.
     
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay great thanks.
     
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    leah_c Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what my OEG hen is doing as we speak. She's so funny! She's sitting on just two eggs. One that is hers and one the should be one of my Seabrights.
     

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