My Buff Cochin hasnt laid in 3 days ..acting broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Chicken People, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    She has been laying one a day for almost a month and now she hasnt laid in a few days but keeps setting?
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    If she's still sitting in the nest she's probably broody. Does she puff up at you and growl when you stick your hand in there?
     
  3. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    Not really but I am her favorite she just adores me!I have been wondering if I should just let my Roo back with hens and let her go broody?
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I would if I were you. I love babies!!
     
  5. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    I think first I should build another coop and research the whole breeding aspect! Since I am a newbie!
     
  6. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    [​IMG] Heres my neice holding her!
     
  7. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    okay she hasnt laid since Monday last and I wonder if I let her have some eggs will she hatch them out? First of all I have to put the roo back with the gals but how long till the eggs are fertile?
     

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