Just was wondering.....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RooptyDoo, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many (silkie) eggs can you put under a broody silkie hen?
     
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Depends on how big she is. I would say 5-8. Just make sure she can cover them all without a problem !! Good luck !!
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    To be on the sfae side I would not put more than 6 under her. That way you can be pretty certain she can cover them effectivly.
     

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