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Is my blue cornish broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tazcat70, Mar 27, 2008.

  1. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    She has been in the nest all day and has been a little moody when I retrieved the eggs. Tonight when I closed up the coop I checked on her and she was still there. I reached my hand in and she made a strange noise and pecked me hard!

    I don't know whether to be happy or upset.

    How soon will I know if she will stay broody or if she is just laying down on the job.

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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2008
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    that is what my chickens do when they get broody, of course, they scold and peck at me when I reach under and get their daily eggs. But when brooding they will stay on the nest.
     

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