Super Broodies!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wisher1000, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    I am interested in knowing how many is the maximum a good broody can hatch.

    I had a hen cover 23 eggs once and hatch 20 chicks. Eggtopsies on the other three eggs showed they were not fertile! What is the largest number of chicks one broody has hatched for you? Please list the breed and number of eggs (and if they were large or small eggs, like a bantam hatching turkey eggs!) I'll start.

    Best Broodies posted so far.....

    Buff Orp 23 eggs 20 hatched eggs were medium (avg. LF)
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2012

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