Making hens broody???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MakNat, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. MakNat

    MakNat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it easy to get a hen to go broody?? Can't you coax them with fake eggs. Or is it a bad idea??
     
  2. A.J.'s

    A.J.'s Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No no and yes.
     
  3. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No it is not a bad idea.[​IMG]
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    You can not really make a hen go broody, it's a hormone thing in the hen that makes her want to be broody. Some breeds go broody all the time others dont at all.
     

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