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is broody contagious?¿

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jayke563, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. jayke563

    jayke563 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2015
    Northern Massachusetts
    ok so I had a broody Easter egger and I separated her from the flock till her babies hatched and then once they hatched I put her in the coop with the others , I was wondering if my silkies will go broody when they see her with babies thank u?
  2. urbanroo1

    urbanroo1 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 16, 2015
    Azle Tx
    Maybe yes, maybe no. Very unpredictable when I had silkies
  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2015
    Broody isn't even a disease.Chickens brood on their own.So,the answer is no.Just because she has babies doesn't mean they will want to.

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