Broody Aunt and Niece

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FisherMOM, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    Aunt Midnight and her niece Minnie Pearl have gone broody. It's actually kind of funny.
    I have always assumed that Rusty the rooster had cochin in him because Midnight is a cochin,
    and they came from the same farm.

    Well, looking at his daughter Minnie (Rusty/Australorp cross) I am sure now that he has cochin in him.

    These 2 girls are die hards, but they keep my fresh eggs from freezing right now.

    I make them get off the nests and walk some, but with the temps being below 20 every day,
    they may as well do this to stay warm I suppose!


  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    Awww [​IMG]

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