Really broody golden comet

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Doodadman, May 27, 2011.

  1. Doodadman

    Doodadman In the Brooder

    Jun 20, 2009
    She is 1 year old and I can't get her out of the box. It's been about three weeks which ought to be enough already! Do I need to be overly concerned?
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Quote:when she has chicks or her hormones change back she'll stop.

    I had a silkie Cross go broody for nearly 4.5 months... [​IMG] I had no room for chicks then.
  3. Pele

    Pele Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
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    How did you get a comet to go broody??? Teach me your ways, oh master!!!
  4. wood&feathers

    wood&feathers Songster

    Dec 22, 2009
    E. KY
    I've got a Production Red trying to go broody right now. She even encourages the other hens to lay in her nest, then sits the eggs after they leave. It's a hoot watching her coo and cluck like a rooster showing everyone a nice nest spot. She sits all day, then gives up in the evening [​IMG]

    I don't think she has it down though. she doesn't seem interested in spending the night on the nest.

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