A broody hen can quickly become really difficult. It's obviously been a few days but it's important to get a handle on the situation asap. The best article I've read is from The Chicken Chick (by the way, read the rest of her stuff. Very informational.). http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/05/broody-breaker-when-hens-mood-to-hatch.html We have five year-old chickens. Our silkie goes broody about once every two months and usually stopped herself in about a week,...