Broody Australorp?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sammyg21, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. sammyg21

    sammyg21 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a black Australorp that appears to have gone broody. She hasn't left the nesting box in almost 24 hours. She's probably got about 6 eggs (unfertilized) under her. Are they typically a broody breed? I've had Buff Orpingtons who would go broody as we came into summer, but none of my other ladies.
     
  2. Birdinhand

    Birdinhand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, they are prone to going broody, tend to do a good job!
     
  3. sammyg21

    sammyg21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well dang! Makes me wish I could have a rooster. Maybe I'll find some fertile eggs to put under her. In the meantime, it would be nice to have the eggs she's sitting on hahaha. We have 5 lay boxes, but all of them like using the one she's in. Now I'll have an egg hunt too :lol:
     
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