Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MRNpoultry, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Songster

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Is there any way to make a hen want to go broody. I checked some eggs to see if they were fertile and they were. Any ideas to make my hens want to go broody.
     

  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

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    Nope. It's purely hormonal. Nobody can predict or force a chicken to go broody.
     
  3. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Songster

    Mar 2, 2008
    Gibsonville, NC
    Is there any chance that my 21 week old hens will go broody are is that to young. My 1 1/2 year old hens want go broody.

    My hens are -

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    slw
    bo
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    dominker
     

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