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 Premium Member

    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 Premium Member 11 Years

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

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