broody leghorn??

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

  1. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    ive had broody leghorns before
     
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

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    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

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    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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