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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by antonaustin1, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. antonaustin1

    antonaustin1 New Egg

    Dec 1, 2013
    Hi I'm thinking about getting a silkie and putting some pekin bantam eggs under her for her to hatch. but i don't won't/can't have any roosters where i live, help please!
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    If you can't keep rooster chicks, you can sell them at eight weeks old or so when you can tell their gender. If you get a sex-linked breed, you'll be able to tell sooner, like when they hatch. Many people will buy chicks, or will take them for free.

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