r they broody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ameraucanacrazy, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am getting some dominiqures and do the hen become broody offten and i have some silkies and i was wondering how offten do they become broody
     
  2. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    IDK about the other breed but silkies are the best broodies.

    In 5 months I had 1 hen hatch 3 clutches and raise all chicks.
     
  3. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old was she
     
  4. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Silkies are broody fools.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Quote:My girl was almost a year old...but I have had a hen go broody as young as 7 months.
     

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