Broody hen..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jjredpower, May 15, 2016.

  1. jjredpower

    jjredpower Out Of The Brooder

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    How long does a broody hen usually care for her chicks? My last one started chasing and pecking her chicks at 4 weeks?
     
  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Relaxing with my Buns
    It is different with each broody hen. Some will take care of their babies until they are half the size of a full grown chicken!! And others will abandon them at 3-5 weeks old. It is just different.
    What breeds are broody?


    BCP
     
  3. jjredpower

    jjredpower Out Of The Brooder

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    This 2 are just a barnyard mix
     

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