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lost broody hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Malibufarmer, May 26, 2007.

  1. Malibufarmer

    Malibufarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    well this is a great day today. 1 weeks ago i thought that one of my buff orpingtons got eaten. well today i was going through my sister old tree house and there goldie locks is growling at me with 8 eggs under. well i quickly picked here up and put her into my broody box, she was walking around the box for 10 minutes but then went right back to work. i don't no if she will sit on them till the end because she is only 1 year old.
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Im glad that you found her safe and sound. Buff orps make great moms.

    chel
     
  3. jessupfamily

    jessupfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had a nine month hen sit, hatch and raise her chicks just fine before! Congrats!
    Amy J.
     
  4. farmgirl2477

    farmgirl2477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive had hens younger then that set, hatch and made super mammas! So happy to hear you found your little lady!! [​IMG]

    Shannon
     
  5. SunChick

    SunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh when I first read your post I thought you really Lost her! I am glad she is alive, don't worry, we all take some time to find our path!
     

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