does free range help with broodiness?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jed2012, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. jed2012

    jed2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was wondering if i were to have my hens free range, would i get more broodies?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Broodiness is hormone related. Free ranging would have absolutely no effect on that.
     
  3. jed2012

    jed2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh. i heard it that almost all of your hens would go broody free range. thats why i asked. oh well. [​IMG] and thanx
     
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