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What is a good layer but will also go broody ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicken crazed 1o1, May 7, 2011.

  1. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Songster

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    Hi. Could somebody name a couple good layers that will also go broody .Thank you [​IMG]
     

  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    Buff orpingtons. they lay eggs, and go broody, but not at the same time.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    Several of the large fowl do. Check out Henderson's breed list.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Partridge Rocks, Partridge Cochins, Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas... and they are all beautiful
     
  5. cgmccary

    cgmccary Songster

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    Buckeyes lay well and are broody. Mine also lay large eggs.
     
  6. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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    Quote:Mine lay well, too. I have yet to have one go broody though, but Chris has had it happen a lot.
     
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Buff Orpington
    Welsummer

    These are the ones I have broody hen experience with (and they are good layers for us).
     

  8. chicken crazed 1o1

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    Thank you for all of your guys help and the reason I asked is because these people I know want good layers that that will also go broody. Thank you again ! [​IMG]
     

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