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Broody red meat chicken

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by phalenbeck, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I kept a couple red meat birds from last years batch, because they were doing fine, and I was not in a procession mood. They are likely coming up on a year old. One has gone BROODY, and is mean and protective of the 6 eggs she is on. I thought that hybreeds had this breed out of them. She certainly is large enough to sit on lots of eggs. Curious if this is a oddity, of common.
     
  2. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    It is possible... are they fertile? That would be fun :)
     
  3. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had them on the girls only side, but will transfer the non broody to the Big Langshon roo side. The combination wiould make a big bird. I assume the two big birds should 'work' O.K.
     
  4. TroyerGal

    TroyerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Keep me posted... we were thinking about breeding these birds but were told it may not work :)
     

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