Broody Silkie?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GARYZZ1, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. GARYZZ1

    GARYZZ1 Out Of The Brooder

    May 15, 2011
    Her chicks should hatch in about a wk. , should I keep them in with the flock or pull them ? I have 2 EE ROOSTER`S-1 I DON,T TRUST,2 EE hens and 10 golden comets.When she went broody she stopped laying so i have her sitting on 4 EE eggs!!![​IMG]
  2. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    Millersburg, PA
    If you don't trust some of the others then I would separate Mom & chicks or you could be there to supervise to see how things go??? I have been very lucky so far and my boys do excellent with the chicks, actually caring for them when Mom decides they are old enough and doesn't want to be bothered anymore so the boys might surprise you but I would definitely be there to watch if you decide to see how they do.

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