What to do with a broody hen who has no eggs to hatch?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChikinQueen, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. ChikinQueen

    ChikinQueen Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys. We had a chicken who didn't want to leave the nest box, so we think she's gone broody. The problem is that we don't have a rooster, so she has nothing to hatch and we're not interested in expanding our flock at the moment. Now another chicken has joined her. Is the best thing to do just let them be and wait for them to snap out of it on their own? Or is there some way to get them to stop?
     
  2. ChikinQueen

    ChikinQueen Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I figured there was a thread somewhere, but I couldn't find it.
     

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