5 week old nankin with broody Silkie?? Is it ok?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jamie420, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Jamie420

    Jamie420 New Egg

    Nov 30, 2016

    Is it ok? She pecked at him...I tried my non broody Silkie but she pecked at him too...he's currently in a bin.
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    It is not likely she will accept it at such a late age, and certainly it will by bond to her. I can't see any benefit of keeping it with her. It would be best to offer it its own brooder with a similarly aged buddy; at this age it will also need a heat lamp in most climates.

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