Help my first broody hen!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dani, May 8, 2009.

  1. dani

    dani Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that went broody, but she decided to do it in the woods. I am afraid that predators will find her, and most of all the when her eggs hatch if they do that the chicks wont be able to dry out because of all the rain and the fact that she's sitting on wet soil. My husband and I want to move her and put her in her own coop where she can be dry and get food/water. But we don't know if she would stop laying on the eggs or not. Has anyone dealt with this before or have any advice?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  3. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    I haven't moved a broody yet but everyone says to do it at night.
     

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