My silkie bantam is broody (YES! :D) but...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by speedbird, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. speedbird

    speedbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    In my city roosters are not allowed :( but I have a farm somewhere else with a large flock and three roosters so I plan to sneak the fertile eggs under her [​IMG] but I need to know this: can the eggs be washed before I put them under her?
     
  2. SilkiesForEver

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    You don't want to wash the eggs. It removes the lining around the shell that keeps the embryo from getting bacteria.
     
  3. speedbird

    speedbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG]ok, I think I need to go to the farm and get some eggs
     
  4. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Yes you do. Lol! Join the hatchaholics! [​IMG]

    BTW: [​IMG] Glad to have ya!
     
  5. speedbird

    speedbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    thanks! BTW she has been sitting with no eggs under her (lol XD ) thinking she has them for a week, any prob?
     
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