1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

Does this mess anything up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sgsf, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Sgsf

    Sgsf Songster

    May 4, 2010
    Does it mess anything up if I start feeding a broody egg at different times during the day? Or is it ok? I just thought she was hungry, and I hope it isn't going to make her leave her eggs or anything. Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I want to make sure I get my first baby chickens. [​IMG]

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    She will get off the nest to eat, drink and poop as needed, usually once or twice a day. You don't need to do anything, and it might be better to leave her alone as they are sort of in a trance when broody and setting.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by