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Rhode Island Red good mothers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by itsajensen, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. itsajensen

    itsajensen New Egg

    Oct 22, 2015
    I have 10 Rhode Island Red hens and was thinking of getting a rooster. Was wondering if my Rhode Island reds would make good mothers?
  2. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2015
    Republic of Ireland
    Are they pure bred or hybrid
    If they are hybrid they will rarely go broody
    Like you could have a hundred of them and not one might
    Go broody.As they are produced to lay eggs
    It's kind of the same story with the pure bred ones
    They don't go really broody either.
    Like it's rare for either to go broody

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