is Oprah being broody?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sbicheidi, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. sbicheidi

    sbicheidi Hatching

    Jul 8, 2007
    Los Olivos, CA
    Hi, my black Australorp is being broody, I think? She is laying but spending a lot of time in the box. She is making very prehistoric, dinosaur sounds on the nest and puffing up all her feathers to look scary. I made her get out, and she is being big and puffy, all her feathers standing up...she looks more like a turkey. Is this broody behavior?

    She has no parasites that I can see, which I wondered about too because she is shaking herself a lot, making her even puffier. And all the other girls want to pick on her for some reason.

    She looks good, is eating, drinking, color good...thoughts? I've had a broody hen before, but this seems different to me.
  2. Josie

    Josie Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    I pictured Ms Winfrey getting angry and territorial about her stage......

    I think your Oprah sound broody. Do you think you'll try to hatch or break the broodiness?
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    I thought u were about to post about Oprah being pregnant....LOL!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Songster

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    She sounds broody to me. Are your eggs fertile? If so, you could give her a few to hatch.

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