1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

good layer which tend to go broody

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by riyadh123, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. riyadh123

    riyadh123 Out Of The Brooder

    92
    1
    41
    Sep 7, 2013
    does any1 know good breeds which tend to go broody often a year?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    36,684
    4,692
    566
    Feb 18, 2011
    Ohio
    I think the top two vote getters in the "Most Likely To Go Broody" category would be silkies and cochins.
     
  3. Manningjw

    Manningjw Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Not sure how well cochins or silkies lay eggs but they certainly are known for going broody. Buff Orpingtons do tend to go broody, not as reliably as some but they lay eggs fairly well too.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by