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Hi guys

I have a girl whom i think is egg bound? She has been in the nest box pretty much all day for a couple of days now with out an egg,

I'm not sure what egg bound feels like but her lower half feels a little squidgy?! Shw has been eating as her crop just felt full and also quite hot, though i i don't know if this is linked or not
 

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Could it be that she is broody? Meaning she wants to hatch some eggs. When a hen goes broody, they will sit in the nest nonstop. I have silkies that will go broody and sit on an empty nest. A good way to check this is to just lay an egg or two next to her in the nest box. If she tucks it under herself and stays on it for good, she wants to hatch some chicks. If this is the case, she will get off the nest for a few minutes at a time and get a drink or eat, maybe hang out with others for a bit, then back on the nest. Is it possible that this is the case?
 
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