Should I move broody hen from the coop?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by drmeyes236, May 21, 2010.

  1. drmeyes236

    drmeyes236 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2009
    None of the other chickens are bothering her so can I just leave her in the coop and let her do her thing? I have read a lot of people move them.
  2. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    If you have a safe place for her, yes. a broody hen gets up once a day or so to relieve herself. While she does this another hen may get in and lay another egg. This is happening to me and I am trying to figure out what to do and where to put the hens as I have no place set up that is safe.

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