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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

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    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

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    Maybe yes, maybe no. Very unpredictable when I had silkies
     
  3. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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