1. trebor391

    trebor391 New Egg

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    I have/had a welsummer that went broody for the first time yesterday.. I kicked her off the nest a couple of times.. then today I put her into an isolation cage with food and water suspended on a fence for airflow... 5 hours later..she was dead...thoughts?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss - is there any possibility that she might have gotten overheated?
     
  3. trebor391

    trebor391 New Egg

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    Possible...how do I prevent?
     
  4. littlefarmgirl9

    littlefarmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the sound of it, she was probably egg bound. Sometimes when they're laying or trying to lay, they act a bit broody. I don't know, though. It could have been some completely unrelated illness, too...sorry about your hen! :hugs
     

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