Will new chicks break a broody cochin?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by denco5, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2010
    Ocoee Florida
    I have a cochin that will not sit on her eggs well enough. She is up and down all day long. If I give her two 2 two or three day old chicks will she raise them and break the broodiness?
  2. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    There is the possibility that it would work, but without her actually sitting, I doubt she is hormonal. I'd wager she is trying to pretend to be mommy. Maybe to increase her spot on the pecking order.... [​IMG]

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