How broody is your hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Minniechickmama, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco 8 Years

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    My Silkie hen is SOOOOOOOOOOOOO Broody, she would sit on a flat board, with not a bump on it, in the middle of January when it is 20 below zero!
     

  2. chookhead

    chookhead Songster 6 Years

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    lol thats funny you should break her
     
  3. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco 8 Years

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    No, you don't get it, she will do this about once a month. I do break her, but she will go broody at the strangest times and places!
     
  4. chookhead

    chookhead Songster 6 Years

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    you should keep breaking her till the conditions are right for raising babies u should get 4 or 5 eggs put them under her and let her be a mother
     

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