Is THIS A BROODY HEN?!?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Phionex Boy, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen is almost 20 weeks old. She laid her first egg yesterday. Today, She made her nest and sat in it for like 45- 1 hour and hasnt laid an egg yet! what is going on?!?!
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Laying an egg can take from a few minutes to more than an hour, so your hen is probably just busy laying. A broody hen would sit on the nest for several days in a row, and display other signs, like puffing up, "growling," and defending the nest from other hens.
     
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  3. Phionex Boy

    Phionex Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is still laying on her nest without an egg... I looked under her and she went to get water thats all. Ugh she is slacking! Only one egg yesterday none today.
     

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