Broody Americauna/EE's...?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FamilyOfChickens, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, since we now have two roosters, I'm wondering if the hens will ever go broody. I would love to have some hatched chicks, but I know absolutely nothing about it. When the hens start laying in a few months, should we got a Silkie or two? I've heard they go broody a lot.

    Can anyone help me out or give some suggestions? I'm just wondering (and clueless).

    EDIT: I know I'm asking a lot of questions, but I can't help it! Everyone's so great, and it's wonderful to finally not have to go by trial-and-error on everything with the chickens. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2007
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Some breeds are more likely to go broody, but it really depends on the bird.
    I have one that will go broody and sit on a golf ball, and I also have one that will plop an egg out wherever she happens to be and then run off. [​IMG]
     

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