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broody leghorn??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by erin0415, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2008
    North Texas
    I have a white leghorn who doesn't want to get out of her nesting box, has stopped laying, and has a REALLY bad attitude. I didn't think leghorns got broody. Does anyone have experience with leghorns becoming broody???
  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    Any breed can be broody. Leghorns aren't known for going broody, as you know, but it sure sounds like yours forgot to read that book! [​IMG]
  3. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    ive had broody leghorns before
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Wow, I've never heard of a broody leghorn before, but as Chirpy said any breed can go broody. I like broodies, so I say go get some eggs for her! [​IMG]
  5. Lee

    Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Marion County, IN
    Yes, I had a dark brown Leghorn go broody twice in one year. At that time I just let her be. Now, I would take advantage of it and put some eggs under her. In fact she has a daughter who went broody 2 weeks ago and I put 3 eggs under her.....2 RIR & 1 Red Star. This will prove interesting. [​IMG]

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