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When will my hen go Broody !?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ediiee, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. ediiee

    ediiee Chirping

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    She's about 1 1/2 now.. And so far she already has about 9 eggs in her Nest and I've seen her recently spending more time in the nest and pulling in hay and sticks .could she be going broody soon? ( she was hatched by a hen not incubator..?? Thanks
     
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  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    It's possible that's what is going on with her, but there is really no way to be sure until she does. They are more likely to go broody in Spring, but can do so at any time of the year.

    You might find this article interesting:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/broody-hens
     
  3. ediiee

    ediiee Chirping

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    Hopefully she is! I would love little baby chicks!! Fingers crossed!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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