Lazy Hen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Leah and peeps, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone,

    For over a month now one of my BSL have pretty much been living in the nest box. The only time i see her come out is when I let them free range. Her comb also seems to have shrunk in size and she seems like she has lost weight. She does not act protective at all over the eggs that are under her, and when I remove her from the box and place her on the ground she lyes right down where I put her and starts picking the straw up with her beak and tossing it around her and on her back. Broody? [​IMG] Any suggestions?

    Thanks [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2011
  2. lucyboo

    lucyboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i had that egg-zact (lol) same thing and yes my hen went broody after that! looks like you have a mommy!!!! do you have a rooster? best of luck!!

    <3 kelsey
     
  3. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha. I didn't think a SL would go broody. But no, i have no roosters. I guess I'll just let her be?
    Thank you [​IMG]
     

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