s1s2gunter

Hatching
8 Years
Mar 28, 2011
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0
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Have Rhode Islandred that cant seem to make her mind up on which nest she wants to set on. She has moved on 3 diff nest for some reason she will sit on a clutch of eggs for 7-10 days then she will move to another nest and do the same. What can I do? she is a agressive hen I can only get withen 6in of her and she becomes extremly protective of her nest so I make sure to stay away from her so not to bother her HELP....
 

BigDaddy'sGurl

Songster
9 Years
Jul 14, 2010
1,745
18
151
Wilkesboro NC
Wait until night time and wear gloves and long sleeves. Pick her up out of the nest and move her, nest and eggs to an enclosure such as a small wire dog crate. Give her food and water and leave her be. Keep her locked in it until she is done and has chicks or is finished being broody. And,
 

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