Do you think this is a good idea?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Juss511, Jan 21, 2012.

  1. Juss511

    Juss511 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am purchasing 2 baby chicks from a local breeder and he said he would sell me a Silkie hen withe them. If i give the chicks to the mother to raise would this be okay?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Stuck in the Coop

    Stuck in the Coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Doubtful. If they are not hers she won't care for them. Once they are feathered out you can put them together with little problems most likely, as she would be lonely by then.
     
  3. un-named543

    un-named543 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only if she is clearly broody, then she might accept them. Otherwise they will need to be kept separate from the silkie. Good luck and enjoy them.
     

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