broody

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kaankboom, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. kaankboom

    kaankboom Out Of The Brooder

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    My Buff silkie has just gone broody and im going to put RIR and BR eggs under her and i was woundering how many of the eggs can i put under her[​IMG]
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I would put in one less then she can physically 'cover' I have silkie mixes that handle around 10-12 but they are double siklie size.
     
  3. silkielover92

    silkielover92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both my silkie hens are on ten each. And they cover them fine. If shes a new mom I wouldnt do to many but thats just me.
     

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