Broody anyone?? check out this ad

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RockyToggRanch, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    This is on the local craig's list. It made me laugh.
    Setting Hens (Greene)

    Reply to: [email protected] [Errors when replying to ads?]
    Date: 2009-04-17, 12:10PM EDT

    I have MANY hens that just won't stop setting. A hen will go missing and show up 21 days later with quite a few babies. I already have more than I want and am willing to sell a few that just won't stop. They are free range and big, fat, girls. They are the daughters of daughters etc so I can't tell you exactly what breed they are. Our first flock consisted of Rhode Island Reds, Buff Orpingtons, Black Jersey Giants, Aracaunas, and Dominicks. They were here 7 years ago and one of them liked setting so we let her. Big mistake, now all the generations after her are setters. You may want a hen that will set for you but having 35 hens that all want to set it a little bit much. Please let me know if you would like one or two of these. Thank you
  2. amysue2012

    amysue2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 6, 2007
    Montpelier Ohio
    Too Funny [​IMG]
  3. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    I want to feel there pain lol i want a broody
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I wish I lived closer to that guy! [​IMG]
  5. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    Venice, Florida
    Can a chicken actually make it thru a winter in the wilds of upstate New York? It gets COLD up there!.

  6. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Quote:Just like us humans....BARELY.
  7. candygrl66

    candygrl66 New Egg

    May 1, 2009
    Agh... this is my first post. I just got three chinese silkies on wed from mailorder. one was dead, and the other died last night. Now i have 1 lonely chic that cried herself to sleep last night. (seriously). It will take 3 more weeks to mail order new ones. Can you help me out with ANY bantam variety at least one so my little chic is not lonely.
    Thank you colette
  8. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    do you have a stuffed animal, will keep the little one company till you find more chicks, where are you and welcome.
    Last edited: May 1, 2009
  9. candygrl66

    candygrl66 New Egg

    May 1, 2009
    hmm i thought about the stuffed animal thing. i will try that i live in clarence new york.
  10. chickie momma di

    chickie momma di Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2008
    Southeastern, MA
    where are you from? there is a chickenstock in ct this sunday where there will be birds of all ages up for sale/trade. if not close check the chickenstock threat for one in your area.
    good luck. i feel so bad for your little one. give her lots of attention until you can fugure something out. [​IMG]

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