HELP !!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chesterbarton78, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. chesterbarton78

    chesterbarton78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen (yes at this time of year) and at the moment she has 9 of her own eggs under her. I don't really want silkie X chicks but i have eggs of my other hens such as maran, welsummer, pekin, sussex, brahma, .... do you think i should swap the eggs or do you think this will make her reject them.
     
  2. Jessshan8

    Jessshan8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would swap them out. I would do it at night when she is asleep and only put as many eggs as she can cover. I have done this with my silkie cross hen with turkey eggs with no problems.
     
  3. chesterbarton78

    chesterbarton78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     

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