Hw many eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Frizzle13, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs would u say a silkie, Pekin, or Wyandotte batam would cover.
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my silkie covered four brahma eggs
     
  3. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big are brahma eggs as I am getting a trio of buffs in spring
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    My brahma eggs are XL I would probably say she can do 6?? How big is she??
     
  5. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine lay large eggs.
     
  6. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normal silkie size
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    I put 7 large eggs under a cochin (pekin) hen, but wouldn't put that many under again - she hatched out 5 of the 7 but I noticed eggs sticking out from under her several times, and wonder if she had trouble keeping them all warm.
     

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