Here she is, still sitting pretty ten days in, and the same still to go. She’s covering the eggs well, but her chicks will probably outgrow her rather quickly and she’ll have trouble keeping them all under her wing.
Broodies need to be dusted for mites and lice – her owners have used DE (diatomaceous earth) read all about it in the news section of www.henkeepersassociation.co.uk. If they don’t leave the nest every other day to eat, drink and dustbathe, encourage them to do so during the hottest part of the day.
Will keep you posted…….