On our small hobby farm, we think broody hens are a positive thing! I don’t mind giving the mama all the work of rearing and raising young birdlets! In fact, we purposely keep breeds known for their mothering instinct. And this spring, I’ve been dealing with a broody duck!
Ever wondered how to tell if a hen is serious about the mothering thing? If so, be sure to read my post 5 Signs of a Broody Duck.
Here’s a video straight from our bird pen as we do our part to help a hen along!