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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

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    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

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    I think broody...
     

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