What breed is the broodyiest

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by birdsofthefarm, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. birdsofthefarm

    birdsofthefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Plymouth Rock
    or a EE

    I need a broody hen, none have been goin broody and ee girl refuses to breed with my roo.

    I made a breeding pen but I want to know who to put in first.
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    either a cochin or a silkie, IMO
     
  3. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    Quote:Of those three breeds, it would be the EE based on my personal experiences.

    Silkies are probably the best, OEG's go broody a lot too.
    I have buff Orpington's that are supposed to be good setters but I have only had a few ever go broody in several years.
     
  4. birdsofthefarm

    birdsofthefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Of those three breeds, it would be the EE based on my personal experiences.

    Silkies are probably the best, OEG's go broody a lot too.
    I have buff Orpington's that are supposed to be good setters but I have only had a few ever go broody in several years.

    Darn, the ee is the only one refusing to breed
     

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