Broody questions

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickadeedeedee, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. chickadeedeedee

    chickadeedeedee Out Of The Brooder

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    at what age, if there is a certain age, is a hen more likely to go broody? I know this is a silly question but very curious here.
     
  2. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Any time, really. Most of my Silkies go broody about 4-6 weeks after they start to lay eggs and just keep repeating their broody cycles right through the winter and all. I have 3 standard broodies right now - all between 9-12 months old - I think theirs is a springtime thing.
     
  3. chickadeedeedee

    chickadeedeedee Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Southernbelle.
     

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