Broody Americauna/EE's...?

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

  1. FamilyOfChickens

    FamilyOfChickens Songster

    Mar 24, 2007
    Northwest Indiana
    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 Crowing

    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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