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An egg a day from a Silkie? and more

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CrazyFowlFreak, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    I have been getting an egg a day for four days now. It is the first time laying for my Silkie. Is this normal? They have all been perfectly shaped, sized, etc. She is in with a roo, should I try an incubate them or is it too soon for them to be fertile?
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I'm curious too! what is the standard for silkies production?
    Last edited: Oct 23, 2009
  3. Maureen&chickens

    Maureen&chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2009
    Not sure what is standard but I too get an egg a day from my Silkie.
  4. tamlynn

    tamlynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2008
    Torrance, CA
    I'm new to silkies too. I only have one, but she is a fairly good layer! She was born this past spring and lays nearly every day. Don't have a roo, so don't know about that.
  5. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2007
    St.Charles, QC
    All my silkies and silkie mixes were great layers until they decided to go broody. [​IMG]
  6. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Quote:I totally agree!!!

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