Why Do Hens Go Broody? Organic Poultry. an Holistic Approach to Brooding and Hatching Chicks. Part One

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About: I live in a forest garden by the sea in an old Celtic longhouse in the Baie de Mont Saint Michel, France, where we raise quail, rare breed chickens and pigeons organically. I was born in England, the furthes...

Is there such a creature as a standard broody hen? Looking at how and why your hen does or doesn't go broody will help you both to hatch and raise chicks successfully. Only one problem, once you've started, it's very difficult to stop and Spring in the Garden will never be the same again without the clatter of tiny claws.

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