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What is the best broody and mom

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by UBkevy, Jun 30, 2011.

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  1. UBkevy

    UBkevy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to start having chickens that hatch out eggs. So i need to find the best, most consistent and easiest to work with broody hen. Soooo what should i get
     
  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:cochins and silkies
     
  3. GotGame

    GotGame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    never mind
     
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  4. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silkies, cochins, heritage breeds, and games
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I have had excellent experiences with leghorns, as long as they arent production leghorns.
     
  6. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote for silkies and cochin bantams
     
  7. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    Cochins.. Absolutely the choice.. Silkies may be to passive to defend the babies... I will take a cochin every day of the week.... large or small.. both are fabulous.
     
  8. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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