Looking for broody hen!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by turrbrahma, May 15, 2011.

  1. turrbrahma

    turrbrahma Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking for a breed of chicken that tends to go broody a lot. Anyone got any suggestions on the best breed to go with? THanks
     
  2. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:Silkies and Cochins are really great broodies!
     
  3. Shannon33

    Shannon33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies.... when I look outside at my pen I often see just one sad and lonely rooster, since the hens are broody in the coop half the time, lol.
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies, Cochins, Orpingtons, OEGs.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Be careful what you wish for, trust me. You really want to be careful what you wish for. [​IMG]
     
  6. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    My Orpington goes broody every spring - and she's a fierce mama.

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  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turrbrahma, all you need to do is have a little chat with Sourland. You'll have LOTS of broodies... Just ask Gritsar! [​IMG]
     
  8. turrbrahma

    turrbrahma Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been looking into bantam cochins. My plan is to put some of my other breeds eggs under my broody hens. How many medium eggs can a bantam cochin set? I would prefer bantam but am open to LF if needed. My brahmas arent broody at all which I am thankful for:)!
     
  9. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they can sit on 6 .
     

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