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WHAT'S GOING ON WITH MY BROODIES!!!!(with pics)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ChickenCharmer, May 9, 2009.

  1. ChickenCharmer

    ChickenCharmer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is it ever possible for minorcas and leghorns to go broody? If you say no, you're wrong! I have a buff minorca AND a white leghorn-both are broody.
    Here's Minorca the buff minorca, she's been setting for about two weeks now, and for the second time.
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    And this is Joyce the white leghorn, who is only 7 months old, still a pullet. She's only been setting for a few days, actually, almost never leaving the nest, and clucking up a storm!
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    I've heard it said that these super-layers apparently never brood, so is there something with mine? Or is it just a coincidence? [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Nothing wrong with yours. It isn't really "never," it's "rare."

    Leghorns are also generally very flighty, do not like to be touched or held, etc. But a few on here have wonderful leghorns as cuddly pets.

    Lucky you!
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    Your so lucky to have a broody leghorn! I want one really bad!
     
  4. wildwitchy

    wildwitchy Out Of The Brooder

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    hmm, my leghorns go potty if i try to pick them up! [​IMG] You are very lucky to have a broody one. She looks lovely.
     

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