How often will a RIR go broody?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mr chicken dude, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Mr chicken dude

    Mr chicken dude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,I am just wondering how often a Rhode Island Red will go broody....

    Thanks,Collin
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    While RIRs aren't known to be a great broody breed (according to what I've read), the answer isn't that simple. The answer could be...everytime you turn around or never. It's up to the individual hen.
    I have a breed known to go broody frequently, yet I haven't had even a single broody.
     

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