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I guess she would be a good mom.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rachaelakers, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. rachaelakers

    rachaelakers Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chickens was in the nesting box and was sitting on an egg that i dont think was hers. and she got up when i walked in and she continued to cover the egg with feathers and shavings while i stood there watching her. What is this called?
     
  2. Cookiejen

    Cookiejen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A broody hen :) theres usually one in every flock. She will probably take care of any egg available. I had one that tried to sit on about 15 eggs at once lol!
     
  3. rachaelakers

    rachaelakers Out Of The Brooder

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    That is so funny. I stood there and watched her for about ten minutes. Total goofball
     

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