Why is it...?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lazy gardener, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road 5 Years

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    That chickens choose to go broody when you really don't want a broody, don't need more chicks? I broke Nellie from her broodiness last month. She'd have made an awesome Mama. Now, I have a 6 month old PBR who is broody. So, she's gone on vacation in the tractor. She will get to spend her days there, and only go back to the coop after dark... with all nest boxes secure from her visitation. She's particularly tough. Last night I put her on roost at dusk, blocked boxes... only to check an hour later and find her hunkered down in front of the nest box blockade. Stubborn biddy.

    Could have used a broody this spring. No one wanted to play that game then!

    Why is it? Fill in the blank:____________________________________________________
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    My broody GPS fell on the floor and misfired - it was pointed NNE from here. :oops:


    Sorry.
     
  3. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    It's because they are contrary beasts. I have a broody too; much too cold for her to set without worry. Plus I need to reduce chook numbers, not inflate.
     
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  4. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Must have bounced off LG, headed north, and hit me too. Thanks a lot. :rolleyes:
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    It did multi fire.
     
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  6. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    You need to stuff that broody GPS back in the closet before you end up making LG or me broody, like you did to one other unfortunate. :hmm
     
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  7. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Enabler Premium Member

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    Because Sourland.... :lau
     
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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    That was MFB, not me. :lau
     
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  9. andreanar

    andreanar Crowing

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    Why is it.......that everytime I fall in love with a chick, it turns into a little cockerel!!:he:barnie:hit:mad:
     
  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yeah, right.
     

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