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There were six, but two of them were broody and went off to steal their nests.

Broody hens cannot always be obtained at the time they are wanted.

She was so broody that she actually insisted on sitting on a Liebig pot.

Also a prefix, denoting augmentation: a. superior; high; broody: ad.

A broody blackbird 'chinked' anxiously, and a pigeon wheeled aside with a 'swoof.'

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.

Toulouse and Chinese are perhaps the least broody of the breeds and are sometimes termed non-broody.

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.

Because the broody hen makes a clucking noise, she is sometimes called a clucking hen.

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.

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