third day of broody prison!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shellybean40, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. shellybean40

    shellybean40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel so sorry for my sweet little bantam cochin. She went broody last week, and I put her in a cage with food and water on Friday. How long should I wait until I spring her? She has not laid an egg yet, so I am worried she will go right back to sitting on her nest if I let her out. Poor girl!!
     
  2. Falcon61

    Falcon61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put them out of the nest until they figure out its not going to happen..?
     
  3. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could always let her out an see. Keep an eye on her, and if she hops back in the nest box, back she goes!

    I just put a cuckoo Marans in the broody pen today. Talk about the evil eye!

    She's got a lovely 4x8 enclosure, her very own food and water, but is she happy? NO! There's not nest box in there...
     

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