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Broody hen thread!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Top Rooster, May 24, 2017.

  1. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread is for everyone who has broody or wants to learn about broodies or has questions about them . Tell some stories about your experience with broody hens
     
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    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I have set Many broody hens in my time, got a little more serious into chickens in 2013, 2014 and 2015 with more than 150 broody hens set those 3 years alone. I have set and had broody hens as far back as in the 1960's/ Love them Broody hens.

    The bird-flu scare closed down a lot of Auctions in my driving area so I sold most of my flock before the Auctions closed. Even though we had a bird-flu scare again a couple months back for a while, I have about 150 chickens(most young) right now with the thoughts of raising a lot again??
     
  3. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that's a lot of chickens I only have 14 and one broody,but I think it's spreading because I keep hearing broody noises from a chicken that is not the original broody hen I don't which one but I think I will soon. You should definitely get more chickens I would if I had the space. I have a question of my own can I separate my hen in a fairly large box I don't want her to poop in her nest and I want her to get some exercise
     

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