Which one goes broody more???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by C&Rman, May 28, 2011.

  1. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need some broody hens but I need some that go broody allot. Which breeds do?
     
  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    You can't always tell what you're going to get, unless you know the breeder. It just depends on the genetics of the individual chicken. I think the best bets would be silkies and buff Orpingtons, though.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Get yourself a couple of beautiful, fluffy butted cochins!!!
     
  4. ralleia

    ralleia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My black Australorps (got these from McMurray) go broody consistently and repeated spring through fall. They are also excellent mommas to the chicks.
     
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Game chicken breeds go broody alot. My games are always broody, and so are my buff orpingtons.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2011

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