Rambo my black silkie broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PaulaSB12, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Songster

    Dec 6, 2010
    Rambo my little bantam silki has gone broody she has taken the feathers of her tummy and sits on the eggs how do I break it? BTw she is called rambo because she has the bad habit of thinking she can dominate my two buff orpingtons.
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

    Apr 11, 2011
    Most recommend putting them in a raised wire cage with no bedding (with food and water, of course) and leaving them in there for a few days. If she goes back to the nest to try to sit again when you let her out, repeat the process, but leave her in longer.

    By the way, the image of a broody Silkie named Rambo made me :gig
    I'm imagining a screeching monster with a doo rag and a machine gun fearlessly protecting her clutch of eggs :oops:

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