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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hot Chick, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. Hot Chick

    Hot Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hen not sitting on eggs
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    If she isn't broody, she won't sit. Broodiness is determined by hormones and not all breeds are likely to go broody. Even within the so-called broody breeds (those breeds more likely than others to go broody) won't ALL broody and not all the time. I had been keeping chickens for 3 years before I got my first broody hen, despite having some breeds that were more likely to go broody than others.
     
  3. Hot Chick

    Hot Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    She and her sister aren't broody at all
     

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