How do I stop my hen from being broody????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenscratch, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. chickenscratch

    chickenscratch In the Brooder

    Jun 18, 2007
    My Buff Orp. went broody last may and we indulged her by putting some fertilized eggs under her (we don't have a rooster). Now shes doing it again and we don't want any chicks. How can we stop this behavior?
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Just go buy a couple of chicks and let her raise them. They make such good mamas.

    Then you can sell or give away the chicks when they get older.

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