sara | March 9, 2010
I have been asked if you can make a hen go broody.
It depends on the breed of hen as some breeds are more susceptible to becoming broody than others. Bantams and Silkies (I have friends that have used Silkies to hatch guinea fowl and quail eggs before now) are known for being broody hens.
Things you [...]
sara | June 22, 2009
A broody hen is a hen that wants to sit on a nest of eggs so that they hatch out.
* If you do not want to let a hen sit on a nest, then it is a good idea to remove the hen from the nest as soon as possible (night time is a good [...]
sara | June 24, 2008
Hi, can you help me,I have a drake and a female indian runner duck.The female is laying one egg everyday, which we collect.How do I know if she is broody or wants to hatch them ? or will she lay a clutch of eggs? I would love to breed them but am unsure how to [...]