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hatching and fathers

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by seminolewind, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I have a silkie sitting on 3 eggs, and the silkie roo she grew up with. Can they both be together when she hatches the chicks?
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I've heard some have success with silkie dads and other who don't. The only thing you can do is watch closely and see how he reacts to the babies. Good luck.

    Jody
     

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