I think they have broody disease

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pbjmaker, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    My goodness - one little serama hen goes broody and then they all think they have to do the mama thing! I have three who are definately sitting and a 4th one who is contemplating it. Then there is the 5th one who I think is trying to nest steal from her hatchmate - but only at night.

    It's time to have a talk - I still want eating eggs and I have enough chicks.

    Anyone else have contagious broody disease?
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Songster

    May 19, 2008
    East Bethel MN
    Yep I had a bad case over winter, I was lucky to get 1 egg a day for quite awhile

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