Awesome leghorn broody!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Eric R, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. Eric R

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  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

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    Congratulations. They're some of the best mothers. I had two go broody last spring, and one went broody again just two weeks ago. Mine are from Ideal. Where'd you get your girl?
     
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    That dog is teasing her so bad lol I had my bost terrier mix out today to test how she would get along with the chickens, and it went about the same way haha they have so much play in them
     
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  5. Eric R

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    Local breeder. She's pretty high on the pecking order too.
     
  6. Eric R

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    I had to train her not to chase the chickens but she still likes to run through the crowd every now and then to see them scatter. I think the combo of chicks and a chicken that was chasing her was too much not to have some fun with it for her.
     
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  8. Jsully1007

    Jsully1007 In the Brooder

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    I have 17 leghorns and was told they are never broody. Is this more the norm or the exception? Just curious.
     
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    Ibe kept I think around 100 leghorns since I started thsy r one of my favourite breeds
    And more than likely leghorns wont go broody or will only go broody for a short period of time or will be terrible mothers that's been the way for most of my leghorns who clocked but it's so awesome to see one so protective of her chicks
     
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  10. Jsully1007

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    That's what I've read. I am getting two boys for my ladies and hoping to increase my flock with them.
     
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