Spring must be close

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    The big roosters are mating the hens like crazy. I think the warmer weather is spurring them on.

    Now I have to decide what to do about it. Keep the roosters or not. I'm inclined to get rid of all but the one Silkie roo. I only want to keep him because he's so pretty and I doubt he'd be trying to mate all my LF pullets.
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep, my hens are coming back from their molts! [​IMG] Let there be eggs and broodies!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Yes! [​IMG] I have an EE that went broody 3 weeks ago - she's about to hatch out her 1st clutch of shipped eggs - Wellies & AMs [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm collecting to hatch wellie's and barnevelders to hatch. So far, no broodies here, but hoping that will change!
     

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