broody mama

stumble_n_mumble

Songster
11 Years
Nov 23, 2008
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my silkie hen went broody... can i just take the non fertile eggs from her and replace them with chicks in the middle of the night?? would that work out ok?? never tried it before.
 

InsaneBreeder

Songster
9 Years
Feb 12, 2010
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Kurtistown, Hawaii
Can you obtain fertile eggs to give her? I have seen some people on here letting their broody hens sit on the eggs for a week or two so that when you replace them with the chicks, the hens are not surprised.
 

InsaneBreeder

Songster
9 Years
Feb 12, 2010
442
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121
Kurtistown, Hawaii
Ah, that will be funny! You should post pictures when they hatch
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