Ugh, hen broody for second time this year

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsmaonaigh, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. mrsmaonaigh

    mrsmaonaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    SE Georgia
    Ok I was all excited about having broodies at first because it was our first time, but now I'm quite over it. One of my hens who hatched April 19th has gone broody again. Grrrr.
  2. peepacheep

    peepacheep Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of my Speckled Sussex seems to be on the same schedule, she is the coop's Broody Queen!
  3. ragerkid2

    ragerkid2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2011
    Johnstown Pa
    I soooo want a broody when my hens grow up!! I can't wait! Hopefully it's one of my light brahmas. [​IMG]
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I love broodies - I just don't want more than a couple at a time!
  5. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    I worry about the health of my hens when they go broody. Nothing seems to discourage, even "broody jail". I have one now that has been broody for 18 days. She is so light when I pick her up, it's scary!

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