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Is there any tricks to get a hen broody?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by xxkirsty&herchickensxx, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. xxkirsty&herchickensxx

    xxkirsty&herchickensxx In the Brooder

    My friend wants to give me a few hatching eggs, but none of my hens are broody! Is there any tricks or tips on how to get a hen broody?
    I have 1 buff sussex 1 black rock and 4, 2 month out of the cage ex batts
    Can anybody help please [​IMG]
  2. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Songster

    Aug 13, 2010
    Bloomingdale, MI
    out of the chickens you listed i think the sussex is gunna be the one thats more likely to go broody, and the only thing i know to do is either let her set on her own eggs or put artificial eggs in her nest, but that dosnt always work, it would be nice to here some other methods [​IMG]

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