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Non Broody Chickens
Breeds


Non broody chicken breeds out there, thanks to breeding.
Here's a list of reliable and pretty reliable breeds
if broodiness is something you want to avoid.

Some people just don't want to deal with a broody hen. If that's the case, you're in luck because there are non-broody chicken breeds around, thanks to people who have bred the birds specifically to keep them from going broody (and therefore interrupting their egg production time). Below are two lists. The first is your best bets for chickens that never go broody. The second list contains very rarely broody chickens.

Non Broody Chickens
Breeds:

Buttercup

Campine

Fayoumi

Jaerhon

La Fleche

Lakenvelder

Minorca

Orloff

Penedesenca

Polish

Red Cap

Rosecomb

Sebright

Spanish

Rarely Broody Chickens
Breeds:

Andalusian

Hamburg

Leghorn

Plymouth Rock

Rhode Island Red

Take a bet on any of the breeds listed above and you should have complete to relative success in keeping your hens from going broody.

 

Do you have a broody hen and you want to learn how to 'break' the broodiness?

Would you like to see a list of chickens known to go broody?

Would you like to know more about chicken breeds?

 

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