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Generally no, chickens, ducks and turkeys will sit on bad eggs. The Eastern Wild turkeys here at the sanctuary will even sit on a rotten egg or two.
 

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OK, there's a cycle to the setting thing. Broodiness is determined by a set of hormones. The hormones turn on, they go broody. Some breeds never go broody so the hormones for broodiness are not present.
 

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OK, there's a cycle to the setting thing. Broodiness is determined by a set of hormones. The hormones turn on, they go broody. Some breeds never go broody so the hormones for broodiness are not present.
...and some seem like they are always broody.
 

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Hey wait. You can't come by say we have peeps coming on the 8th and then not say what kind.

And if you mentioned them on another thread, that doesn't count because I don't remember.
 

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I had to look them up. No surprise there since I know so little about most hard feathered birds.

From the sounds of it you won't be surprised by a little roo being in the mix.
 
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