Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GypsyChic, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. GypsyChic

    GypsyChic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2009
    Seems one of my broodies desided she didnt want to wait till hatch to come off the eggs. She's gone from sitting all night (and part of the day) to off the nest during the day, wanting to range, eat, poop, ect ANYTHING except sitting. Any suggestions of how to get her back on the nest or should I just forget it and give the eggies to another hen? I really dont want to add them to bator as I'm saving that space for another order of BYC'rs eggs! Help??? [​IMG]

    Thanks Guys N Gals!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Sounds like she was never fully broody, since she didn't stay 24/7 except for a brief break once a day. I doubt there is anything you can do. You could try a dog cage or the like if you hae one, but I don't know that she would stay on the eggs even if she couldn't leave the area.

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