And 6 ways to stop them before they start.
So is there a way to stop them becoming broody?
Yes and no is the answer . You can’t always stop a hen becoming broody but there are a few steps you can take to make it less likely. The measure you take are not likely to stop the really determined chickens but you can put some off.
When a hen becomes broody, it means that she wants to become a mum and hatch her eggs and raise some chicks. But what can you do to stop them if you don’t want to be a chicken mom?