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Japanese bantams

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by donavonef, Jun 18, 2015.

  1. donavonef

    donavonef Out Of The Brooder

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    Are Japanese bantams a good broody breed? I have black, BTW, and buff Japanese bantams and I want to hatch eggs from a broody hen So I'm wondering if this breed frequently goes broody?
     
  2. TSW99

    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are I have a black and white japanese sitting on eggs now.
    This will be her second round of babies and she is just under a year old, she hatched out some last December and now she's sitting on more.
    I bought my cochin to be my broody hen but she is determined not to go broody so thankfully my Japanese bantam is a good mother.
     
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  3. donavonef

    donavonef Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks
     
  4. TSW99

    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is Broody, right now shes on duck eggs
     
  5. donavonef

    donavonef Out Of The Brooder

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    She's a beauty! I hope the hatch turns out just right
     
  6. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my JB, Big Ang. She was so seriously broody that she stole eggs from the next box over :D. I didn't realize it at first as she rarely got up but when I checked on her one day I spotted RIR and Marans eggs poking out. Seventeen to be exact! Needless to say, I moved her and her original 5 eggs. FF 2 months and she's back at it :rolleyes:. Did yours go broody yet?
     
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    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. TSW99

    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your bantam is so pretty.
    I was wondering the same thing about if you have had yours go broody yet?
     
  9. Mr Beaks

    Mr Beaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Yours is gorgeous! Love her coloring :). I'm very new to the breed and Ang is my only JB but, if the hubby allows, I will be getting more in the spring. They are such loving, loyal birds!
     
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    TSW99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also love to get some more in the spring. My Japanese bantam is so friendly and loves being held. They are such a great breed.
     

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