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Moving Silkie mama, chick and egg.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dandymandie, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. dandymandie

    dandymandie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hola everybody! Quick question, my Silkie hatched one egg this morning, one more to go. I've made a separate little brooding area for her and the new babies and I'd like to move her but wondering if it's okay to move the second egg? I'm almost certain she layed that one a day after the one that hatched today, so it will hopefully hatch tomorrow.
    She's still in a nesting box in the regular coop but the big chickens (Cuckoo Marans) and the rooster have to go in there tonight as well. I'm a little concerned for my little Silkie and her babies now. Which is more of a risk? Relocating her nest, or leaving her in the coop with the big girls. Any thoughts much appreciated! Here's a fuzzy butt! :)[​IMG]
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you just put some make shift divider to protect the next from other chickens
     
  3. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nest
     
  4. dandymandie

    dandymandie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah! Great idea!! I guess I was running around too frantic to even think of thag. Silly first timer. I'm sure I can make something work that way. Thank you so much for taking the time to reply!
     
  5. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your welcome
     

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