is it just the buff coloured orpingtons that go broody?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Johnn, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    is it just the buff or the black aswell?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Any chicken of any breed can go broody. Some may be more likely than others, but in the end, it's an individual thing. I have a black Australorp at present that's broody. A black Orpington would be pretty unusual; I wonder if you have a black Australorp.

    Henderson's chart tells how likely breeds are to go broody. http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html#orp
     
  3. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    No...my Buff does go broody but nothing like my blue Orpington...
     
  4. Magic Birdie

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    No... a chickens coloring doesn't affect their broodiness
     
  5. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Don't judge a chickie by it's color! [​IMG]
     
  6. jenlynn4

    jenlynn4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't judge a chickie by it's color!

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  7. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    Just because i have the option of getting a black orpington or a light sussex next year wich will all ready be broody but i will have to hope that the orpingotn will
     

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