I have a question about behavior and I thought I knew the answer but I now I think I was wrong. The question is about the word "broody." Just before my Orpington, Kung Pao, started laying, I reached out to catch her to show a neighbor with chickens. Normally she would run away, but this time, she squatted down and ... well, I think she tried to seduce me. I freaked out and asked the neighbor what that was and she said that Kung Pao was "going broody" and that I should get ready to find eggs in the coop. Indeed, I found eggs a few days later. She has done this ever since then, anytime I reach for her. Today, my RIR did the same thing and I got excited, knowing I'm probably about to start getting eggs from her. So my question is, what is this "seduction" called? I read the definition for broody, which means that she's sitting on eggs, not just ready to start having them. Or am I wrong? Is it an all-encompassing thing? Because I don't think Kung Pao ever actually sits on her eggs. She lays 'em and gets going on eating grass and compost.