broody hen - again

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cactus-hen, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. cactus-hen

    cactus-hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How often do hens go broody? Wilma weaned her chick two weeks ago. She has laid eight eggs and has gone broody again. She's not as vicious as last time but she's only been setting four days.
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i have never a broody doing that. mine are good setters but not that good
     
  3. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    I have a banty that is doing this as well. Sometimes you just get "lucky" I guess. [​IMG]
     
  4. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same place here. 5 weeks from hatch and sitting again, [​IMG]
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    my hen is a good setter but she didnt set that soon her chicks are 7 weeks going on 8 weeks and she went broody again 7 days ago but she is a silkie and silkies love sitting..LOL My aunts hens wont go broody at all i guess somtimes you just get lucky with some hens!
     

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