How many broodies do you have right now?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by henney penny, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. henney penny

    henney penny Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    I have six broody silkies right now and its the middle of winter hear in maine.Also a bantam cochin.So I have a total off 20 silkie eggs under the silkies.None for the cochin.Tried to break silkies LOST CAUSE.So in 20days or so I will have babies

  2. Angiebubs

    Angiebubs Songster

    Aug 19, 2011
    Amery, WI WI/MN border
    I am in WIsconsin and irs been -20 one of my 21 hens was broody for a month. (I didnt let her sit-ddint think they would handle the cold weather). Positive of her being broody-some of my eggs didnt freeze during the day and burst!!
  3. Impress

    Impress Songster

    Jun 4, 2011
    Gray, TN
    I have one broody right now, naturally the one everyone wants chicks from, the Mother to my Sizzles. D:<

    We have a foot of snow on the ground and she thinks having babies is a good idea. Silkies are truly silly!

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