What breed is most likely to go broody?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Leah567, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

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    what breed is most likely to go broody besides silkies and cochins?
     
  2. TattooedChicks

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    I've been told that old English game birds go broody a lot, as do many varieties of true bantams because the behavior hasn't been bred out of them like it has in some large fowl breeds.
     
  3. Leah567

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    Are light brahmas likely?
     
  4. Hybridchucks

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    Buff orpingtons!
     
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  5. Leah567

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    Wow! None of my buff orpingtons ever went broody.
     
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  6. Hybridchucks

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    Really they are the most broody birds! xx
     
  7. Leah567

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    WOW! I didn't know that!
     
  8. Hybridchucks

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    Wait! let me ask google lol!
     
  9. Leah567

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    Haha!! Lol! I do that all the time!
     

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