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Best broody breeds

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

  1. BUG126

    BUG126 Songster

    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 Songster

    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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