How to break chickens of going broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by katie197888, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. katie197888

    katie197888 Out Of The Brooder

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    We had one hen go broody on us for the first time and decided to let her lay. We are due in a couple days for 11 babies. Now ALL of our other hens have went broody, and sometimes aren't even laying on an egg, just all fluffy up in the box screaming at us if we get near them. We are only getting a couple eggs a day now. How do you break them from going broody?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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