Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Emzyyy, May 16, 2009.

  1. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    ...& the other chickens ate the egg! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] She was sitting on it I came back home and she just had yolk all over her. I thought it would never happen it did and then it was gone. The egg wasn't her's it was the polish hen's egg but she eats them normally but this time the silkie hen was laying on it. I guess Ill get the eggs before they eat them seperate that one hen and give them to her and see what she does.
  2. debbieandbrucebuck

    debbieandbrucebuck Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2009
    I'm no expert but I've always heard on here that you are supposed to separate the broody from the other hens, because of aggression in the other hens. I'm so sorry it didn't work out but there will be more eggs tomorrow! I know Silkies are supposed to be good broody's, so are the cochins. I'm hoping so because we have gotten silkies and cochins for that reason! I read up on cochins and it sounds like you just can't break a cochin from being a broody, very stubborn about it!
    Good luck!! Keep us posted!

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