How Old was your Orpington when she went broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HorseFreak777, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. HorseFreak777

    HorseFreak777 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Blue Orpington, who I would like to go broody for me this spring. She is a little over seven months old. I am just trying to get an Idea. I know every hen is different, and may never go broody. She is from a local breeder. Thanks for your input!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenn@@b

    [email protected]@b Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh good lord, I just bought one of those. I hope she doesn't go broody!
     
  3. HorseFreak777

    HorseFreak777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah! I heard they can be quite broody! But you never know........ keep your fingers crossed!
     
  4. Roy Rooster

    Roy Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 13 BO hens that are about 7 months old. At the present time they could care less about babies.
    But I have heard that around the 2nd year they can get quite broody. I just hope that not all of my hens
    get the broody bug at the same time. [​IMG]
     

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