Stopping Muscovy Broody

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CornSilk, May 6, 2017.

  1. CornSilk

    CornSilk New Egg

    May 6, 2017
    I need help! It's been 4 months since I took her last egg. I took her nesting box/kennel away. I only bring it out at night to sleep in. Bare kennel. No bedding. I put her in an open bottom cage all day for weeks. Went crazy, climbing, flapping around. So, then out in the yard in the mornings. All she does is pace all day by the garage door because she knows her kennel is in there. If I don't remove her in the morning and put the kennel in the garage, she does not come out at all. She stayed in for over a week before I started removing her. It's been a total of 5 months now since started laying and now no eggs, won't leave the box and is obsessed w trying to nest. Won't socialize w the male anymore either. I hate this but I love her! What do I do?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Please do post on the duck thread
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2015
    CTKen has given you a very helpful link.

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