I have a new momma

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ginasmarans, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    My first broody hen,a cuckoo marans, has hatched her 1st chick.It is a cute feather leg cuckoo marans chick. She has 10 more eggs. I guess I will forgive her for going broody and depriving me of her eggs. I have a second broody,another cuckoo marans hen,blast her, and I will set her with Delaware eggs today or tomorrow.These girls don't understand that I have their potential eggs sold,lol.
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Congrats on the babies! Hope they all make it!
  3. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Congrats Gina, i didn't realize that Marans were prone to going broody. I have 5 broody Sizzles and Silkies right now and you are sure right it does not help egg production.
  4. tat2edlady

    tat2edlady Songster

    Apr 9, 2008
    Quote:They know you had their eggs sold that is why they went broody IMO [​IMG] [​IMG]

  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I hope Velvet and Skye didn't get wind of this, LOL. [​IMG]

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