What breed is it.Will it go broody?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mehroz Adnan, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. Mehroz Adnan

    Mehroz Adnan Out Of The Brooder

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    Last edited: Feb 28, 2015
  2. RogerTheChicken

    RogerTheChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a mix breed
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    The hen looks like a mixed breed, possibly with Black Copper Marans in her.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Mixed breed.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree hen looks mixed with Black Copper Marans.

    Hybrid vigor adds back a lot of gene material, and you likely have better luck to gaining back the broody type genes.

    I have a Welsummer/Wyandotte and possible game also mix that has been a good broody hen for me.

    Some lines of BCM's are good brooders.

    Time will tell.

    LofMc
     
  7. Mehroz Adnan

    Mehroz Adnan Out Of The Brooder

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    So can I make her to go broody?It is spring here & I have not collected eggs from the nest.Now there are 8 eggs.
     
  8. 1muttsfan

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