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shauna980 said:
I have 3 broody hens but only two nesting boxes, what should I do?
Break them out of it. Keep throwing them off and if that doesnt workput them in a dog crate without nest material for a few days
 

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EdisNiksic said:
Break them out of it. Keep throwing them off and if that doesnt workput them in a dog crate without nest material for a few days
How long should I keep them separate in a dog crate for?
 

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It can take any where from a couple of days to a week or so. A cage with a wire bottom is best because you want to keep their underside cool. A cool bath in a shallow pan may help too. If you don't want to break her, and you have the dog crate, you could move one nest in there and let her go. Do you have fertile eggs or can get some?
 
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