HATCHING EGGS WITH BROOD HEN

ArthurLedd

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May 19, 2019
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ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED, BY BIRDS CONSIST OF ISA BROWNS, EASTER EGGER, OLIVE EGGER, WELSUMMER, CREAM LEGBAR, AND BLUE AMERAUCANA , WILL ANY OF THESE BECOME A GOOD BROOD HEN THANKS
 

DobieLover

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ANY HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED, BY BIRDS CONSIST OF ISA BROWNS, EASTER EGGER, OLIVE EGGER, WELSUMMER, CREAM LEGBAR, AND BLUE AMERAUCANA , WILL ANY OF THESE BECOME A GOOD BROOD HEN THANKS
Impossible to know now.
How old are they?
Are they hatchery stock? Most hatcheries breed to avoid broodiness. However, that is just a generality. I have 10 hatchery stock hens. Three went broody. Two are supposed to "rarely" go broody. One of them became an absolutely excellent mother this year.
 

ArthurLedd

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May 19, 2019
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WELL SOME OF MY GIRLS ARE 7 MONTHS 3, 3 ARE 10 MONTHS, ONE IS 3 YEARS. NOW 9 ARE 1 WEEK LOL INCLUDING 2 COCKS. SO FO COARSE NOTHING WILL HAPPEN TILL NEXT YEAR FOR THE OLDER GIRLS THAT IS IF THE COCKS KNOW WHAT THEY ARE TO DO. THE LAST 9 CAME FROM MYERS HATCHERY. THE 3 7MONTH OLD CAME FROM MY COUSIN THE OTHER FROM A FARM NEAR ME THE ARE PRODUCTION HENS SO THEY LAY AN EGG A DAY HARDLY NEVER A MISS. 4 MORE COMING FROM MYERS THEY ARE AMERAUCANA
 

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