Best broody breeds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BUG126, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. BUG126

    BUG126 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2008
    WA State
    Call me crazy but I want a broody hen (well once my frizzles start laying). We have 1 BR, 3 BO, 1 SLW, 6 GLW, 4 Light Brahmas, and 6 cochins...whats my best bet? Or is there a breed I can buy that will REALLY get the job done? The BR, "Lucky" is very motherly. She was the sole survivor of a wild cat attack and is about 6 weeks older than the rest. When we brought them home she would puff up and let them sleep under her...too cute, although rather funny. Is this a good sign?
  2. brooster

    brooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    get a silkie! if not let eggs collect in the nest box and the first one to set wins! Probably the Buff Orp or the BR

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