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Are Plymouth rocks known to go broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by max101, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. max101

    max101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Was wondering if the plymouth rocks go broody at all
    I have a trio of them and was hoping maybe one of the hens may go broody if I leave the eggs in the nest box
    Thanks
     
  2. Bandit99

    Bandit99 New Egg

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    I just found my Plymouth rock sitting in the nest box overe night:jumpy




    Hope it helps:cd
     
  3. F106A

    F106A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of my six BRs I have one that will sit on all the eggs she can get everyday. Interestingly the other five BRs, plus my three reds don't sit on the eggs at all. I just shoo her away and collect them! She doesn't mind a bit.

    However, I suppose if I let her "brood" on them more than a day or two she might behave differently. It wouldn't matter as I don't have a rooster though!
     

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