I think my hen has gone broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fatsu, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that or shes just an angry bird. What do you think?

     
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  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like she's saying, "Get the frack outta here; leave me alone!!"

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  3. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has told me everyday since when I go to collect eggs.
     
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep!
    If she's been sitting on those eggs for more than a couple of days, I would say she's broody.


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  5. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm fairly certain she is but going to give it another day before I go and put good eggs under her.
     
  6. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I know what you mean.
    I only have one hen that stays on the eggs until they hatch.
    The rest of my so-called broodies will sit for a week or two then figure it's too boring and leave. [​IMG]
     
  7. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My serama hen was sitting on a nest but in a bad location. I moved her to a pen and she broke :( got the in the bator but it's over flowing so a broody would help right about now.
     
  8. fatsu

    fatsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I slipped some good eggs under her the evening of the 19th. Hopefully come April 9th she'll have some babies
     
  9. calvincoop

    calvincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think she is broody. she sure is ****** that your bugging her during her private moment though.:lol
     
  10. nancysmith2

    nancysmith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that is pretty mild behavior for my broody hens. They act awful. Feathers all bowed out mean hissing and pecking. Their eyes glaze over and they make this awful deep clucking noise for a few days b/f they start setting(when I walk by).
     

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