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BB Reds??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by josh, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. josh

    josh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they broody?
     
  2. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine was/is a wonderful mother
     
  3. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    AR
    Great moms. I love them for their broodiness.
     
  4. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The oeg variety, especially the bantams, make wonderful mothers, fiercily guarding her chicks from harm. When they decide to sit they will do so quite well. I have a black oeg bantam, a black oeg standard, and a BB red modern setting on eggs right now. The black breasted red variety will do just as good. However there are several different BB reds - d'Anvers, Aseel (I believe) also have BB red varieties.
     

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