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Broody Silkie should I leave her or take the eggs away? !!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by the1honeycomb, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. the1honeycomb

    the1honeycomb Songster

    Apr 23, 2010
    Yadkinville NC-3yrs
    I just bought a flock of Silkie birds, one that I am sure is a female! I didn't have any eggs from her yet, figured the move was traumatic [​IMG]. I couldn't find here today and looked everywhere, there far under the coop I found her laying with her head down [​IMG] Feared she was sick or hurt so I crawled under the coop. . . she is laying broody on 13 eggs!!! [​IMG] I have only had her 15 days!! I marked the eggs and left her to them but What about the time difference of the eggs should I worry about some rotting or should I just check them every few days??? [​IMG]
    Never a dull moment from Walker's Squakers!!
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2011

  2. I don't know the answer but it sounds like awesome fun!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

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