Broody Hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ritrimble, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. ritrimble

    ritrimble New Egg

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    I have problems with my hens getting broody..
    It is off then on with them. I have one right now that is broody and very very nasty!!!! She has not layed for weeks. Any ideas to get her laying agai
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What breed hens do you have? Silkies are frequently broody and people usually have a couple that they put different breed fertile eggs under.

    Buff orps and cochins are also very broody. You may want to check out the articles on "breaking a broody," - just put that in the search box.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. DD has given you the best info to read up on breaking broodiness. Good luck!

    Best wishes
    Ct
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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