Egyptian Fayoumi going broody...will she be a good mom?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bearz, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. bearz

    bearz Songster

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    I've got one that is very broody. She literally attacks us when we take her eggs. I'm going out there now to put her in a cage and stick some eggs under her to hatch but I'm wondering what kind of mom she'll make once they hatch. Will she be good or will I have to use the brooder to keep them warm and healthy?
     
  2. birdsofparadise

    birdsofparadise Songster

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    Yes. Fayoumis are noted for being excellent mothers and the chicks become independent faster than other breeds.
     

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