Fertile Silkie Egg HELP

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  1. silkiechickens8

    silkiechickens8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi. I just purchased 2 silkie hens from somebody who kept them with roosters and a couple of days ago I found a fertile egg in there. I really want it to hatch but its really cold outside. The hens sit on it sometimes but not enough to keep it warm. Should I put it in an incubator or just let the hens deal with it? Thanks!
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You'll want to incubate it. Unless the hens are broody, and it sounds like they aren't, they won't hatch it for you.
     
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    silkiechickens8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    You're welcome! Good luck hatching it!
     

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