broody hen ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by c.wilson, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. c.wilson

    c.wilson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what standard chickens make the best mothers and broodies. [​IMG] [​IMG]



    what bantam chickens make the best mothers and broodies.

    send a pic of them. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    please.



    thanks. [​IMG]
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Silkies are about the best broodies there are for bantam/small breeds. They can also handle standard sized eggs too (just not so many as a standard hen, but you'd be surprised!)

    Try this website:

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html

    They list each breed and what the general characteristics as well as links to club pages, etc.
     

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