why broody hens go broody mid summer to late summer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by theresa hemming, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. theresa hemming

    theresa hemming Out Of The Brooder

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    because my broody hen Ashley she been since two year and now beginning of this mouth she went back broody again and also now today she just newborn tiny chick but i don't how many are there yet

    [​IMG]this photo of Ashley my broody hen.
     
  2. krista74

    krista74 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens always seem to go broody in warmer weather, so once Spring and Summer arrive they take turns in going broody. Last week I had 4 of them in separated cages!

    Congratulations on the little chick. I wonder if she has any more with her now? Your hen is lovely, by the way.

    - Krista
     
  3. theresa hemming

    theresa hemming Out Of The Brooder

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    okay thanks Krista
     
  4. theresa hemming

    theresa hemming Out Of The Brooder

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    I got two broody hens at the moment
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Is she a bantam, they are always broody.
     

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