Is there any way to cure broodiness?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by imthedude, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. imthedude

    imthedude Songster

    Mar 9, 2010
    I have a buff orp that has gone broody twice in the last three months. First time last about a month. She then took a month off and decided to start laying again (at least I think she was laying). Now she's back on the nest 24-7. Every morning when I go out to open up the coop, I grab her off the nest and throw her outside. Right back in she goes. Same thing in the evening when I get home from work. If she's gonna do this every couple of months, I'm not sure I'm gonna keep her around. Is there any way to fix this or better yet predict how ofter she will brood?

  2. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

    Mar 12, 2008
    Loxahatchee, Florida

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