how ca i get a hen to go broody??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BMD17553, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. BMD17553

    BMD17553 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have four chickens a green legged hatch hen a buff orphington a rhode island red and a 1/4 round head a 1/4 hatch and some laying hen breed.
     
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    i have tried to let eggs accumulate i had about 9 and they didnt set on them they all use the same box and the green legged hatch lays white eggs could that have something to do with it i dont want to go out and buy an incubator so i need ideas.
     
  3. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your Buff Orpington might take to a few fake eggs in the nest box, but don't take my word for it.
     
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    i think out of my bunch she would be the last to go broody she lays and leaves the other two sit on there for a little while
     
  5. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, buff orpingtons are generally known to be good broodies... but hey, every clucker's different.
     

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