how many large breed eggs can a silkie incubate in a clutsh

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by berkeleysprings, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    how many large breed eggs can a silkie incubate?
    I was wondering how many medium eggs to shove under her ?
     
  2. peeboo

    peeboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 9, 2008
    fort bragg nc
    Well i found out, if you leave it up to the silkie, 14! lol but i dont think she could handle all of them. she would get up and the large hens would lay and leave and poor silkie would sit on this PILE of eggs. [​IMG] poor gal.
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:As many as she can cover, I'd say around 5-6
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    opps almost forgot..... [​IMG]
     

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