what is the broodiest hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by broodyhen2, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. broodyhen2

    broodyhen2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am getting my first flock next week. I would like to get some good egg layers and also one or two broody breeds to hatch chicks with my neigbours roo. what breeds are broody
    thanks
     
  2. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pure Silkies or Silkie crosses
     
  3. broodyhen2

    broodyhen2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW you sure have a nice selection
    which is your favourite
     
  4. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't have either but really want pure white Silkies, they are my favourite.[​IMG]
     
  5. broodyhen2

    broodyhen2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I have the coop ready and I am getting my pullets on Sunday[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ooo what breed?
     
  7. Coupe

    Coupe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Silkies are great broodies..I bought 2 just for hatching eggs lol
     
  8. broodyhen2

    broodyhen2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A barred rock
    An austrolorp
    A RIR
    an Orpington
    2 red stars
    That's the dream list anyway[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  9. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ooo sounds good!
     
  10. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard many say cochins are great broodies.
     

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