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Hens sitting on eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by llshine, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. llshine

    llshine Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 10, 2014
    Grundy, Virginia
    Are salmon favorelle and Cochins good sitters. I heard a lot of chicken breeds don't want to set very well.
  2. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 29, 2012
    I believe Cochins are good but no experience. I also have salmon favorelles and had thought about letting one broody hatch but have since seen two posts about them squashing eggs and also chicks by accident because they are so big, and clumsy I guess. Have decided it might be safer to stick with my silkie.

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