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o old toCan hens still go broody after stopping laying due to old age?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Johnn, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 5, 2011
    does a hen pack in broody when they are they are to old to lay?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I have had non laying older hens go broody. These have always been hens with previous chick raising experience. I don't know how common this is.

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