i must be doing something right--or just lucky

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by old geezer, May 7, 2011.

  1. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]...i'am doing something right -[​IMG]-chickens love me-[​IMG]-or i,am just lucky-[​IMG][​IMG]....--5 weeks after buttercup my buff orp hatched her chick,,,suzy my speckled sussex has now gone broody ..[​IMG]..this is one day after i super cleaned the coop and put real nice fluffy new nesting straw in the egg boxes,,,tomorrow i will get a few fertlizer eggs from this guy who has 1 rooster and 4 hens---the odds should be better than the last hatching--one thing though , i will have to let suzy stay in the main hen house as i have no more x-tra runs , dog kennels or such for another broody---do you think this will be ok for suzy - or do i have to go on another building spree----[​IMG].[​IMG]:jumpy.[​IMG].[​IMG].[​IMG].
     
  2. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    make sure to mark the eggs as the other girls will want to help her stock up. [​IMG]
     
  3. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good advise--i never thought of that--thanks
     
  4. hoping4better

    hoping4better Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine just went broody the other day and she gets greedy with every egg she sees that's been laid!
     
  5. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Broodies can be so funny. All they think about is hatching.
     

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