Know whats worse then a silkie that went broody?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Poultrybonkers, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Having 3 go broody. I have no eggs to put under them. My eggs arent fertile anymore because i dont have a roo. [​IMG] time to go break them.
     
  2. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

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    LOL.. I had 1, then 2, then 3, then 4.. and the night before hatch, number 5 joined the broody party. But for 6 months prior to me allowing them to hatch, there was consistantly 3 or 4 sitting on nothing , hissing and biting and screaming and protecting the pine chips they were sitting on.
    Good luck breaking them- they can be really determined!
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Isn't it a bummer when they do that? I have 2 chronic broodies and generally try not to keep roos, so all their efforts are a waste of time.

    Good luck breaking them.
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    They werent sitting when i went out their today so hopefully their broke from it.
     
  5. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    I'll cross my fingers for you if they aren't on the nests right now. I know how they love to sit those eggs.

    Best wishes and luck on breaking them.
     

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