Puffing up, clucking, and growling but no staying on eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Phoenix Farms, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. Phoenix Farms

    Phoenix Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had lots of Brodie's and this is a hen who went broody about 5 months ago, hatched and raised chicks then went back to normal egg-laying. Now she is doing all the broody signs again. She stayed on the best for a day then roosted at night. She puffed up and growled while on the roost. What's wrong with her?
     
  2. poultrylubber

    poultrylubber Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had one of my hens do this last summer, she would puff up at everything and cluck and growl but wouldn't sit on the nest. I still don'thave any idea what was wrong with her
     
  3. iron chicken

    iron chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some of my hens will sit in the nest box after they layed their eggs and make strange noises. Then they will get out.
     
  4. Cotton42

    Cotton42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's probably going broody again.
     
  5. Phoenix Farms

    Phoenix Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is still acting like this.
     

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