Signs of A Broody Hen

If you've noticed one of your hens being protective or sitting on her eggs for long periods of time, then it's likely she's gone broody.

A broody hen is a chicken that has become determined to hatch eggs.

She will refuse to move from the nesting box.

She fluffs her feathers out to make herself look big

Growling and pecking when you try to remove her from the nesting box

Running back to the nest box after you've managed to remove her.

Plucking out her chest feathers.

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