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First Broody Experience - Day 2

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by minichicks05, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie (Elsa) went broody last week.
    So I had a white plymouth rock rooster and her a black silkie and some other hens.
    but I ended up having to give the rooster away because he was aggressive to me and the other hens.
    but two weeks later her eggs were still fertile so I just slipped 5 under her and waited...and waited and THEN..
    all the eggs died or were not fertile. So today I went to the feed store and bought to chicks a black Astrolaurp excuse me
    if I wrote it wrong. So I will keep you updated everyday or two until they are laying or a bit longer.
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2016
  2. Saker1

    Saker1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck with your chicks! Are you going to let the mum raise them? I personally do this as it saves time and effort if they were in a brooder, also are you a first time hatcher? Is love to see some pics
     
  3. minichicks05

    minichicks05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I am going to let her raise them. Yesterday was really good the two are still alive. I will definitely post some pics either today or tomorrow. Its so cute they hide under her fluff.
     

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