I need a Broody Hen

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bantamlover23, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. Bantamlover23

    Bantamlover23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum. But my mom will not let me have an incubator and none of our hens have gone broody and I want little fuzzy butts. [​IMG] I guess I will have to wait until the hens decide to go broody. I have bantam cochin hens and millie fleur hens I want chicks out of. Sorry but this is my rant for the day.
     
  2. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    Find someone with silkies and wait 15 minutes...
     
  3. australorpchick

    australorpchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless of course, she's my silkie, who sends some very not nice clucking my way whenever I put her in the broody pen to see if she's interested in sitting on some eggs and jumps out like I set her rear on fire. Right now I'm depending on my BO/EE who is acting wishy-washy broody to hatch some silkie eggs I bought.
     
  4. serendipity22

    serendipity22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll send ya one of my Marans. They are horribly broody!
     
  5. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Cochins are a broody breed. D'Uccles (which is what you're probably referring to when you say "mille fleur" which is a color) are also very broody. Just wait a bit and I'm sure at least one will get broody.
     
  6. chickenbuddy

    chickenbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2008
    Will silkies go broody all year? Or do they only go broody in the spring time?
     
  7. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Two of my silkies have been laying for almost a month now and still no broodiness...
     
  8. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:Most birds don't go broody their first year.
     
  9. chickenbuddy

    chickenbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2008
    But do silkies go broody all year long?
     
  10. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:Most do except in the really cold part of winter. But each bird is different.
     

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