Wait for broody to lay an egg before reinstating her?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vwbug, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. vwbug

    vwbug New Egg

    Feb 22, 2010
    I just read this on another site - any truth to it?
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    do you mean before putting her back in a normal set up with roos to be mated??? If so, I never heard that before-but I wouldn't put a broody intentionally out with the males when she is in her "mode"..I have brooder cages-that any broody hen can be broody and safe from being easy targets of mating and such...

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