old hens will they go broody?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by vonny, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. vonny

    vonny Out Of The Brooder

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    The kids bought 3 sussex cross silkie chicks from the pet shop, theyre nearly 5 mths old and 2 are roosters. Most of my chickens are not young and some of them I inherited I think are no longer laying, I was just wondering if older hens still go broody and do they ever if they are no longer laying?[​IMG]
     
  2. chickenboy21

    chickenboy21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes if a hen is done laying, it may go broody for longer periods of times nothing to worry about... goodluck with your new birds [​IMG]
     
  3. vonny

    vonny Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks that was quick, I was going to give the roosters away as theyre a bit noisy, annoy the neighbours, but though Id see if I could get some chicks first. Like I said I took on other peoples chickens and I think some of the girls are getting on!
     

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