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Dorking stock

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by PA Rooster, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. PA Rooster

    PA Rooster In the Brooder

    Jul 14, 2011
    Kingman KS
    Hello, I am looking for some Dorking hens, not for show but rather to hopefully become brooders. Does anyone have any dorkings or know if the hatchery birds will brood? Thank you for your help.

  2. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Songster

    Sep 30, 2011
    North Branford, CT
    Dick Hortsman is from PA and sells 2 different kind of dorkings. Not sure his stock go broody but you can ask him he's on these forums so you could pm him.
  3. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Songster

    Apr 25, 2010
    Southern IL
    Duane Urch has dorkings, Yellow house farm has rosecomb white dorkings.
  4. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    From Sand Hill's Dorking listing: Once the warmer Spring weather arrives all the members of a particular pen can turn broody within a day or two. They are stubborn and persistent and many times, during the prime Spring hatching season, we are left with few eggs. When ordering this breed, you must understand this trait and not expect your chicks at a specific time.

    So, sounds like Sand Hill has broody Dorkings.

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