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Silkie pet broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kutz, Mar 4, 2017.

  1. Kutz

    Kutz Chirping

    Jun 8, 2015
    Far away
    Hello there!
    I have a problem with my 7 m silkie hen.
    She is an indoor pet.laying 4 eggs a week.
    Latley she is very grumpy all day sitting and get angry with me.
    She is behaving very broody like
    But in 3 different locations on our bedroom.
    And still laying eggs.
    But she behave like a classic broody.
    All tail up screaming at me whan im close.sitting all day like a pancacke and being grumpy if i call her
    Eats little.
    All fluffed up and angry.
    Do you think it is broodines?
    She is not sick bcs everything is fine with her poop and body.
    Im a vet i just dont get the broody thing in indoors pets.
    Anyone with some knowledge?


  2. et22

    et22 In the Brooder

    Mar 9, 2016
    To me it sounds like she is broody. Silkies are prone to broodiness. The only thing that's odd is that she is moving around and sitting in different spots. That may be because she isn't actually sitting for on eggs so she is just moving around. I had a broody that laid eggs when she was still broody. Although mine did stop laying after a few weeks of being broody. I eventually just put eggs for her to hatch so she wouldn't be broody anymore. She should eventually break broodiness at some point.

    Good Luck!
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