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sitting on an empty nest!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by llxll00llxll, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Songster

    Aug 27, 2007
    ::So Cal::
    one of my hens...whos been laying some alright eggs...hasnt laid in a week.. and for the past couple of days she's been in the roost box.. i thought maybe she was gonna lay an egg...but shes been in there all day... i've chased her out and she goes right back in?
  2. Crazy4GameCocks

    Crazy4GameCocks Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    just leave her alone and when her eggs dont hatch she will get up she just is going throw a false mine did that before but if she dont come off to eat u will need to block her from going in it
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    She's broody. Throw some eggs under there for her to hatch, or keep booting her out of the nest.

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