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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Johndale, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Johndale

    Johndale Songster

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    have u ever had a broody sit on infertile eggs?
     

  2. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

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    Yes [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Johndale

    Johndale Songster

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    do they start setting on one or wait until theyve laid alot more?
     
  4. eggboy

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    I have heard that chickens wont go broody untill they have a whole clutch.
     
  5. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Songster

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    I had one sit on 2 wooden eggs for more than 2 and a half weeks before I could break her. Some go broody on no eggs. I've heard on here that some even go broody before they start laying!
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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    Quote:Not true.

    Quote:Broodies do not lay when the go broody.
     

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