Letting my hens hatch a brood of chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by renie46bob47, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. renie46bob47

    renie46bob47 New Egg

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    I've had chickens about 30 years ago. I picked up 8 hens but now have only 7. Would rather pick a couple of broody hens and let them hatch out, than to go buy chicks. I'm retired and enjoy chickens and the compost, but I'm not into a big commercial operation. Want to build a coop tractor in addition to my house by the garden.[​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with those broodies! They are so much fun to watch brood and hatch their babies.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - hopefully some of your hens will cooperate and go broody.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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