How many eggs can my miniature/bantam silkie hen cover? *Pictures*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickencrazy999, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. chickencrazy999

    chickencrazy999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello so I have a broody silkie bantam hen and I was wondering how many eggs you thought she would be able to cover here are some pics on the first one she is the one at the back [​IMG]

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  2. CrazyChookLady5

    CrazyChookLady5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a silkie and she can only sit on about 8 eggs!!
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I give my bantam cochin hens 6 eggs. I did give one hen 8 eggs once and she hatched them all, but that was a summer hatch where I wasn't worried about eggs or chicks getting too cold.
     

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