grannys gone and done it

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  1. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Broody update: she was off the nest and dashing around the yard this morning. By the time I had the feed out, she was back on a nest, but the wrong one. She kept that nest blocked until everyone laid in her original, then she switched back. Sneaky thing. She's desperate for eggs.

    I did some construction on the coop so she has her own nest, food, and waterer but she's still in the coop. I hope it works. She's setting on some of today's eggs, for now. When she's had time to get settled I'll switch them out. She kept her bottom in the box through most of my construction, so I'd say she's pretty determined.

    Also, my rooster spurred me today. Strike One. :(
     
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    You don't have any way to fix her so she can't get to other nests?
     
  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Oh! And don't give up on her.
     
  4. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Ugh, my post was eaten. :(

    I've got her blocked in her own nest. I'll take a pic this afternoon.
     
  5. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    My posts have disappeared this morning, too, three of them!!
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Were they flagged by someone maybe?

    -Kathy
     
  7. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The new setup. I just exchanged her eggs for five from the bator. :fl everyone!
     
  8. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    Looks good, camping. The problem I had with Serama broody frenzy last spring, was other hens laying new eggs in the broody nest. Mark the ones she's going to hatch so you can remove the new eggs. It's good to draw a ring around the middle so you don't have to handle the eggs to check.



    Just realized what you used to build it! Baby gates, the most useful thing I never thought I needed. [​IMG]
     
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    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    I wonder if this is why we haven't heard from granny today.
     
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    twisted-acres-farm Maiah and daughter dob aug 2, 2017 Premium Member

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