Bantam or Buff Orpington????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by C&Rman, May 24, 2011.

  1. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some peacocks that should start to lay soon. I need a hen that will go broody allot so when they lay eggs, I will have a broody hen to slip some under. Which breed goes broody the most???
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Silkies!!! But you won't fit many peafowl eggs under a Silkie....I know bantam Cochins tend toward broodiness, but I don't know if the large fowl Cochins do or not...it SO varies between individuals within any breed...definitely try to find one from a breeder that has birds in their line that go broody. Most hatchery birds have had it bred out of them. [​IMG]
     
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