added 2 broody hens to flock how long before they get used to new home and start sitting

blueseal

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they flew out of the run today but there back in the coop tonite.other flock chasing them out. i got them lastnight so might take them a bit to get use to new home but they were in full broode mode from the person i got them from. hoping they will ajust quick and start setting.
 

HEChicken

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Moving them probably broke their broody and only time will tell if they return to brooding or not. I have one hen who brooded, hatched and raised one clutch of chicks but has never shown any interest in a repeat performance. What breeds are they?
 

blueseal

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not sure one is a black bantam . and the other is a standard mix. both good broodys from the previous owner. t he standard sleeps in the nest box
 

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