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Hi, I have a broody hen. I want to break her out of this habit as we have no cockerel and no room for chicks so please help and give me tips which have worked for yourselves, thank you 

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You can use a broody cage, like a wire dog crate.

Prop it up on some bricks, so it’s off the ground. Pop her in for 3 days and 3 nights and it should sort her out. Do provide her with plenty food and water and keep it her in sight of the others. If possible inside the run itself.

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I have 3 Pekin Bantam's and it is a constant round of broody at the moment, as one leaves the sin bin another goes in. 

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After 5 weeks of being a hissing snapping turtle of a broody, Merel has finally given up. But I don’t have a broody cage, but just keep her from the nest box. Although I really doubt a broody cage would work for her... she even broods on the roosting bar in the run that’s a meter of the ground...

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Now on day 8 of Fudge in the sin bin - the most persistent broody in recent years.  Drives me nuts. It cannot be comfy but she adapts so well - the brat!  

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