Hello from Oregon!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TamiHunter, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 19, 2009
    Saint Helens, Oregon
    Hi there!! I am a proud owner of 10 Silkie hens and 3 Silkie Roos!! We got our first egg today and I have to say it's the cutest little egg I have ever seen!! [​IMG]
    I do have a question to ask: I want to move the egg from where she laid it to the nesting box inside the coop, good idea or bad idea? I want her to go broody so I can have baby chicks to sell. Any ideas or suggestions?
    Thanks a bunch....
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
  3. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Hi Welcome to BYC!! I don't know much about broodys....but my guess would be to put a fake egg in where you want her to go....maybe she'll go for that. A real egg might break and cause a whole nother problem......... She may just get the idea...good luck [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2009
  4. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Can't help you with the going broody question - but [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  5. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    Welcome to BYC from Western Washington. [​IMG] I have 5 Silkies hens. I know that my eggs from them have very sturdy shells. If you want her hatch some babies out, I would just leave the egg in the nesting box and make sure she knows where it is at. Silkies go broody very easily so she will most likely be more than willing to hatch some eggs.
  7. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    [​IMG] too you
  8. Ol'FashionHen

    Ol'FashionHen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2008
    The South
    [​IMG] from KY
  9. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] howdy neighbor!
  10. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

    Apr 18, 2009
    A big Texas size [​IMG] [​IMG]

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