Hen won't leave the nesting box

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenscratch, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. chickenscratch

    chickenscratch Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chickens won't leave the nesting box. She's laying eggs but staying in the nesting box all day and night. I took her out and put her out with the other chickens and she eats a little, walks around and goes back in.
    Any ideas on what wrong with her or what to look for.
    Thanks
     
  2. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's trying to be broody.
     
  3. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    She's a broody one. Set some eggs under her if you have some fertile ones available.
     

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