selling broody hens?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ki4got, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

    Apr 24, 2011
    Roanoke VA
    Has anyone ever bought or sold a broody hen with the intent to keep her broody at her new home?

    I've got several hens including one that's gone broody that I'd like to sell to make room for more birds, and wonder if relocating her would be feasible if someone wanted to hatch a few of their own eggs...
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    The breeder sold my hen's broody sister with fertilized eggs. I'm sure this would irritate the hen, but it's possible.
  3. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 5, 2011
    i swapped my friend a laying hen for a broody and the hen sat on the eggs soon as she saw them

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