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TOO MANY BROODIES! When I don't want any...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jossanne, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I'm going to pull my hair out. I have 5 big girls, 3 blue wyandottes and 2 white cochins, broody right now who aren't even a year old yet. And today my favorite bantam cochin is definitely broody. I have no good eggs for them, no money to buy good eggs for them, and I don't want to hatch any of my own mutts right now. I don't have my bantam cochins that I plan to breed separated yet, so I haven't been saving her eggs, and now she's not laying any. Why is it when I just want eggs they're all broody, and when I want babies none are broody??? Silly girls!
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Isn't that how it always works? They couldn't cooperate or anything!

    Just send them to Gritty! I hear she loves broodies!
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Please contact Gritsar. She is always looking for more. I have helped her in the past, but not with that last one, Gritty.[​IMG]
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:Didn't your momma teach you not to tell stories? [​IMG]
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Momma gave up on me at about 12.[​IMG] Her favorite line, "There just ain't any 'do right' in you, boy." I used to have a somewhat mischievous nature.[​IMG]

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