Bantam or Buff Orpington????

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

  1. C&Rman

    C&Rman Songster

    Feb 26, 2011
    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

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    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 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]
    Last edited: May 25, 2011

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