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Help with first broody hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by balbrt1, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. balbrt1

    balbrt1 Chirping

    Apr 13, 2013
    I have a 9 month old pullet that I am really concerned about. She is my house pet. She started laying on June 30, 2013. She layed an egg every day since then until 3 days ago. She stopped laying but is eating and drinking. She has playtime outside for a couple of hours a day so she gets sunshine any can get some grass. When she is in her cage she sits in the floor, pushes all the litter away to make a bare floor and sits there wings out like she is sitting on eggs but there is no eggs under her. I would say she has gone broody if she had eggs. What canI do to break this behavior? She is my baby. Oh, forgot to tell you she is a 11 oz Serama. If you can help, please do. I don't want to loose her

  2. five is my dog

    five is my dog Songster

    Jul 4, 2013
    you wont loose her if she goes broody. you can give her a soak in cool water for about 2 min as many times as yo want.

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