How often do Buff orpington hens go broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickadee-23, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have 4 barred brock pullets, and my friend has buff orps she wants to trade 2 of hers for 2 of mine. I told her yea since my roo is buff orp it be cool to have mixture of buff orps & barred rock.

    Thanks :)
     
  2. buttercup95

    buttercup95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it all depends on the hen some NEVER go broody and some you have to break from it. I have had better luck with older hens like 2-3 years old. How old are the buff orps? Maybe someone else can give you better advice mine's not very good I know
     
  3. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks there 18 weeks old she said they are already laying eggs, Its ok I can ask my friend shes experince with buff orps, Thank you for trying!!
     

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