STOP THE PRESSES!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gritsar, May 5, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe I have a broody!!!!!

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    One of my darks got on the nestbox last night when I went out to lock them up. She got off the nest just long enough this morning to grab a piece of bread and went right back to it.

    I'm staying away from the coop as much as possible today and if she's still sticking, I'll plan to move her tomorrow night. Does that sound like a plan?
    I know what my roo is capable of, since he already has seven children living in another state.

    (I was afraid to type this for fear it would jinx me [​IMG] )
     
  2. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am quietly celebrating with you. [​IMG]

    Anne
     
  3. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!! I know how excited I was when my hen went broody! That was a learning lesson, for sure! (Just b/c I didn't seperate her on time, etc)

    I'll keep my fingers crossed that yours stays broody!!
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have my fingers crossed for you!!! [​IMG]
     
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  5. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cool! [​IMG]

    I'm kind of superstitious like you, but if she's made up her mind, there's not much that is going to jinx her off that nest!

    Good luck and have fun!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Grits, I'm not paying one iota of attention to your announcment. (Crossing fingers...)
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Cross them toes too Buff. I want a broody so bad!!! (I didn't say that!)
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sounds promising! I'd move her at night so she will be sitting in her new location all night and be less likely to move or snap out of it in the a.m.
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Cyn, should I move her tonight? I'm worried that if I leave her there another day one of her bossy sisters will run her off. Brigid has already been in the coop yelling out at her this morning.
     
  10. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats to you
    heres wishing she stays put.
     

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