Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newchickmom, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. newchickmom

    newchickmom Songster

    Nov 8, 2007
    Lafayette, Indiana
    I have 20 hens that have been laying for a little over a month now. All of a sudden I have 2 hens broody! [​IMG] And NO rooster! [​IMG]
    Now, today, I only got 12 eggs today!!! :thun

    Whats going on?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Maybe they are hiding them or the broodies took the best nests and are kicking the rest off?

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