I'm going to strangle Mildred. She is my first broody, she's a bourbon red and if she doesn't just settle down she's gonna make me crazy. Bad enough she's decided the best place is the hen house. It's like having Godzilla in there. Then there's the growling. You know it's a lot more intimidating when they weigh 16 lbs. I thought she'd broken up and given up on them, then I find her in there making the chickens insane. Tomorrow if she's still there I'm giving the eggs back. But OMG turkey, make up your mind! She's had a few chicken eggs and several wood ones since I pulled the batch she'd started. Now she's back and apparently determined, certainly she's LOUD about it. Fine she can have them back if she's still sitting tomorrow but jeez... I think we're both confused. But I can't see her trying to do that and not have at least the potential for success. Oh well, we'll both live and learn, I just have those MOMENTS where the bird needs to die. New Questions? Anything I can do to keep her there? Feed her there? The hiss is scary but she hasn't pecked me. She's on shavings, would straw help? She has six eggs loosely defined as starting to set at Mar 15, but is laying more and the other hens are laying there, do I take the others out? With them all laying in the same place things get complicated... Oh help.