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broody

see avian broodiness.
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She does make me a bit broody, but at the same time when I'm looking after her I think, 'Well, I kind of have one now' so I can wait for a while.
Rachel Weisz got broody after playing a pregnant activist
I think I might be getting a bit broody," she said.
The How to Look Good Naked star, who turns 40 in September, says he has been broody for years.
When staff at the Gower Heritage Centre, in Parkmill, near Swansea, noticed that Ginger, their one-year-old hen, was acting broody they decided to let her sit on five duck eggs - and two of them hatched.
TORY LEADER David Cameron was left feeling broody by a visit to Calderdale's birthing unit (writes Anne-Marie Senior).
If hens are genetically constituted so they will not go broody, it is not uncommon for them to lay continuously for 12 to 14 months.
Girls Aloud star Cheryl Tweedy has been getting broody.
It's not making me too broody but one day I'd like to have a big family.
British academics quizzed 1,220 women from the UK, US, Canada and Australia and found the taller participants were less broody, had fewer children and were more ambitious.
Clare said she was ``surprised'' to be getting a visit from the Blairs, but it was Mr Blair who expressed the most surprise saying: ``Oh dear, she'll be getting broody again.