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I just hatched out chicks for the first time, can I give them to my Silkie?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sheeshshe, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I let her hatch one egg out since she was broody, so hers just hatched out last night. I have 2 in the incubator that hatched out yesterday/last night. would she do OK taking them as well since she's a sweet silkie mama?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    There's a good chance she will accept them; I'd try it. Slip them under her after dark in the late evening, so she has the night to get used to them.
     
  3. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a light in the coop, should I take it out?
     
  4. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She took them! yeah!
     
  5. Can we see a picture of her with the chicks?
     
  6. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll get one in the morning :)
     
  7. lizanne

    lizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww... I put 3 of my smallest chicks from the feed store under my broody Silkie a couple days ago. She is so good to them.

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  8. sheeshshe

    sheeshshe Chillin' With My Peeps

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