how many eggs can a silkie sit on?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by watersoflethe, May 17, 2010.

  1. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Songster

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    around how many eggs can a silkie brood on?
    her own eggs i mean...
     

  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Probably a dozen if you bed her nest deep, build up the sides with straw or some sort of grass hay that will keep its shape. I have had them set eight copper black marans eggs before with a good outcome.
     
  3. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

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    Wish me luck
    . Its my first time using my silkie as my Bator.
    have her 6 eggs .
     
  4. watersoflethe

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    thanks [​IMG]
     

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