The chickens may be saved either by removing them to other broody hens or by putting them in a flannel wrapping in a warm place.
There were six, but two of them were broody and went off to steal their nests.
A broody blackbird 'chinked' anxiously, and a pigeon wheeled aside with a 'swoof.'
broody hens cannot always be obtained at the time they are wanted.
When a hen is broody, take her off the nest the first night and put her into the new place with an artificial egg or two.
Toulouse and Chinese are perhaps the least broody of the breeds and are sometimes termed non-broody.
Exchange Fawn Costume, slight figure, good condition, for two broody hens.
When she shows that she is broody and has stopped laying she should be given a sitting of eggs which will consist of 10 or 11.
She will lay three times a year if you succeed in "changing her current of thought" when she is broody.
Because the broody hen makes a clucking noise, she is sometimes called a clucking hen.