Broody hens questions

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kiya4jah, May 14, 2008.

  1. kiya4jah

    kiya4jah Out Of The Brooder

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    I have wyandotts and heard they can be broody. will the hens get broody w/out a roo?
     
  2. coopist

    coopist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens can go broody without a roo but can't hatch chicks without fertile eggs.
     
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    yes a hen doesnt have to have a roo to go broody.she can go broody on her own.
     
  4. naturemom

    naturemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. My Wyandotte is broody and is diligently trying to hatch a golf ball.
     

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