buff orpingtons broody???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by melissaglisson, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. melissaglisson

    melissaglisson Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 6, 2014
    I am new to backyard chickens and have a question about the buff orpingtons. This will be the first time we've ever had chickens of our own. I am wanting mixed flock. We plan on getting all the chickens at the same time so they grow up together. I've heard the orpingtons can be broody. We have kids who will be helping gather eggs and take care of the chickens. Will the orpingtons be a problem?
  2. redchickenguy

    redchickenguy Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 28, 2013
    my buff orpington goes broody all the time. and she has never pecked me while getting eggs from under her and is one of the nicest hens in the flock.
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  3. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    Hi and welcome to the wonderful world of chickens. You will not go wrong with Buff Orpingtons, even if they occasionally go broody, they are still no trouble. I have had dozens and dozens through the years and I love them. They also make great mothers!
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