broody silkies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ferreterni, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. ferreterni

    ferreterni Out Of The Brooder

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    If anyone could help i would appreciate it. Is it possible to keep a silkie hen/s without a cock bird and use them to incubate other eggs when they go broody? How often would they go broody to. I dont have a great amount of space and there isn't many breeders around so it may be easier to buy eggs for hatching.
     
  2. Joy1

    Joy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do know that they will incubate other hens eggs but I don't know how often they go broody. Quite a lot I think.
     
  3. ferreterni

    ferreterni Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats what i thought thank you, dont want to buy an incubater, would rather do it naturally.
     

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