Silky Vs Cochin Bantams for Broodiness...?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Connorrm, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, which ones do you think will be better for broody surrogates. I ask because I have a few banty cochins I picked up...but now TSC has a good mix of silkies. Not sure if I should pick some of those up instead.
     
  2. SierraView

    SierraView Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you get a LF cochin I would say they are the best because they can hold maybe 4 times the amount of eggs as a silkie. They go broody a lot too. Both would be good moms, I would just pick what breed you want to look at everyday. [​IMG]
     
  3. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know that Cochins go broody as often as the silkies.
     

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