Efficiently Hatching Eggs with a Broody Chicken

How Many Eggs Can a Broody Hen Sit On, Where Can She Hatch Eggs, and More!

Efficiently Hatching Eggs with a Broody Chicken
Add to Favorites Reading Time: 5 minutes Having a broody chicken is one of the most exciting things one can discover in their coop. While it depends on the breed and the genetics of the bird, more than likely you’ll experience a hen that is broody at least once in your life. When you do, you’ll need to know how to set your hen efficiently for optimal success. Broody Chicken Breeds While barnyard mixes and random hens can certainly go broody, there are breeds that tend to go more broody than others. Some of the best broody hens that you’ll find are the Brahma, Cochin, Orpington, Silkie, Marans, and Sussex. My favorite broodies are landrace breeds, such as the Icelandic chicken. A landrace breed is not really a breed at all. Instead, a landrace is a group of animals that have been mostly kept in the wild and adapted to

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