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 Post subject: Re: Broody Hen
PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:50 pm 
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I have seen a bantam wyandotte die on the nest from overbrooding

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 Post subject: Re: Broody Hen
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:04 am 
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Is that because of not eating and drinking?


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 Post subject: Re: Broody Hen
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That's right Bork. Some girls don't get off the nest for a daily stretch, eat, drink or Poo th_Noooo.gif my silkies don't move much so I make sure they have water and food within a beaks reach. As for pooping in the nest I just clean as much out as possible and pick up the girls and move them outside every now and then.

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