Guess who's broody for the first time!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kari_dawn, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can kindof tell by the expresson on her face that she isn't quite sure why she is doing what she is doing, but I have removed all the ceramic eggs out of the nest box, and I have taken her out of there twice today...she is now sitting on air...I am SO tempted to find her some fertile eggs to sit on!!!

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  2. Glasshen

    Glasshen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is beautiful.
     
  3. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    OMG, I have that chicken's twin here.. and she is ALWAYS broody.. She raised up four sets of babies last year and would have raised more if I had let her. =)

    Here she is last year giving me a major stink eye:

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  4. ontimeborzoi

    ontimeborzoi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very beautiful! And grimly determined to do...whatever it is she's doing.... : ))
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    She looks REALLY determined. I'd get her some eggs. Nothing sweeter than a broody with chicks. [​IMG]
     
  6. Maggie C

    Maggie C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are beautiful - what breed are they? I want one, or two...[​IMG]
     
  7. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so tempted! I actually checked craigslist for hatching eggs today but they are all very expensive and quite far away...I wouldn't have a problem with either of those things if I knew she would hatch and be a good mommy to those babies!



    Candi is a splash phase blue laced red wyandotte from MPC :-D I have five from them, and most of them are more orange-y than she is...she definately has the best coloration out of the group.
     
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  8. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She does look rather grimmly determined, doesn't she? I really would love to put some fertile eggs under her! I checked on her as soon as I got home (and found that the coop had been left opened...lost three girls to something :( had to go search for them with a flashlight...found all three decapitated, and not one was even consumed. Im sad and really mad about it), and she was right back up on that nest...with someone else's egg under her.
     
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  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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  10. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ha ha! Thanks! Now you've done it!
     

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