How Many Eggs Can A Silkie Set On To Hatch??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pattya, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. pattya

    pattya Out Of The Brooder

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    Going To Place Guinea Eggs Under Silkie.. Approx How Many Can A Hen Handle?
     
  2. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    hmmm...about 5-7 normal sized eggs I think [​IMG] hope this helps.
     
  3. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

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    as many as she can keep covered. i have a med size silkie sitting on 10 large chicken eggs. she flattens out like a pancake. they are very good momas.
     
  4. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had one on a dozen and she covered good but I think she could keep it humid the membrane stuck to the first two to pip and they didn't make it out:(
     

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