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Have i got a broody hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by splady, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. splady

    splady Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 3, 2011
    One of our hens has been sitting in the nesting box for the last 36 hours but doesn't seem to be laying. She's squawkng a bit but nothing distressing. They've all been having trouble laying recently, stressed out by some new arrivals i think. Yesterday we got our first egg in a week so i think they're getting used to eachother.
    Could she be broody? Or egg bound? Or maybe i'm worrying for nothing?!
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    I think broody...

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