Broody Orpingtons

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LaynaDon95, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Songster

    Jan 18, 2012
    I just picked up 2 BO chicks at the feed store today. I just think they are really beautiful. I also want a good broody breed.

    What is your opinion all you Orpington owners? Are they good setters? How often do yours go broody? Are they good mama's?

  2. crescentloft

    crescentloft In the Brooder

    Mar 4, 2012
    Tampa Bay Area Florida
    I also bought some young Buff Orpingtons based on what I read about going Broody and being Good Mothers. The guy I bought them from straightend me out saying 1 in ten of his would go broody. So now I am hoping at least 1 of the 4 I bought will go broody. I guess we will have to wait and see what happens?
  3. Parismymare

    Parismymare In the Brooder

    Jan 22, 2012
    I have 3 and most of the time one of them is acting broody. Right now im tring to convince my betty boop to mother 4 babies... and its going ok so i would have to say there pretty good moms

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