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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gypsyphillia, May 17, 2016.

  1. gypsyphillia

    gypsyphillia New Egg

    May 17, 2016
    We bought 4 chicks last year and have really enjoyed raising and watching them. One went broody, which brought me here, because we gave her eggs to hatch. It went well, till it didn't and she was attacking her new hatchling. We bought the hatchling some buddies and they are doing great. The hen abandoned her other eggs, so I brought them in under the brooder light and one pipped this morning. i posted a question that I'm waiting for admin approval on. Hoping for some guidance from the hive mind :)
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC - sorry you have had trouble right off the bat! Some hens are just not cut out to be mothers. Hopefully you will get some help in your other posting.
  3. micah wotring

    micah wotring Chillin' With My Peeps

  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - good luck with responses on your other post

    Best wishes
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Some of the best broody breeds are Silkies, cochins, buff orps. It doesn't mean they all are good broodies, hatchery birds may have it bred out of them.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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