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Broody Silkie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ObeyTheYeri, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anybody in the Pueblo, Colorado area have a silkie that is constantly broody that they don't want. Please comment or PM me.
     
  2. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really want a silkie hen or two if both constantly go broody! And you don't want/need anymore chickens. Please get back to me ASAP!
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2015
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You really don't want one that goes constantly broody - broodiness can be very debilitating to a devoted hen. They don't even want to leave the nest to eat, drink or poo and get run down very fast. It would be very cruel to keep them broody - they need rest periods even if their hormones don't understand. There are threads that explain how to "break" a broody so she will get her health back.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    I'd post at the links Chicken Girl1 left you with. I hope you can find some Silkies!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I also live in Colorado!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. chooklover10

    chooklover10 Out Of The Brooder

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    hey there, Im keen to breed my new hampshires (Reggie, my New Hamp Roo in the profile pic) and need a broody, i was thinking of buying a silkie but was wondering how likely it will go broody [​IMG]
     
  10. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard that they are really broody!
     

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