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BB Reds??

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

  1. josh

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    Are they broody?
     

  2. tileman@prodigBird Raiser

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    do you mean old english.
     
  3. Mine was/is a wonderful mother
     
  4. FarmGirl01

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    Great moms. I love them for their broodiness.
     
  5. moduckman

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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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