Increased Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Orpingtonlover, Apr 16, 2007.

  1. Orpingtonlover

    Orpingtonlover Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2007
    I was just wondering if i add eggs to the nest my Patridge rock is making will she go broody faster?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    You can try, but there is no guarantee she will go broody on you.
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Washington State
    You can't "make" a hen go broody if she doesn't feel like being broody.
    Mine go broody at the most inconvenient times, like when I have a huge list of customers wanting fresh eggs. LOL
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Quote:Thats what I am afraid of.....I have 11 RIR.mix hens, that are currently laying between 10 and 11 eggs a day. My orders have increased, so I bought Buff Orps for fall laying. I set 27 eggs in the bator...and i just KNOW my girls are going to go broody on me....UGH, they BETTER NOT!!

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