Millie has gone Broody, I think....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by skillswife, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jul 19, 2010
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    Yesterday and today she has been sitting on 3 wooden eggs, she will let me pick her up but fluffs up and talks to me sternly. She hasn't laid an egg for the past 2 days and she isn't leaving the nest even to roost. Silly chicken, she is my only laying hen, should have more start soon but I don't want her to be broody, I know I will probably slap myself later for thinking that. So how long will she stay broody? I don't think my roo's are doing the deed yet so her eggs wouldn't even be fertile. Now is when I need to some lemon blue cochin eggs. Anyhow Millie is about 9 months old, a Millie Fleur Duccle and is so beautiful and sweet.
     
  2. sheaviance1

    sheaviance1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2010
    Tennessee
    Sounds broody to me. You could try to break her. There are several posts on here about how to break a broody. I have two that I couldn't break that are setting now. Good luck!
     

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