My silkie hEns

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by RobinMSNeed, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. RobinMSNeed

    RobinMSNeed New Egg

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    I live in maryland, it's still pretty cold here. My silkies are laying like crazy. Does anybody know why? We have had days here and there where it gets into the 40's but not often , could that be why???
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It's all about the increasing day length. Day length affects the hormonal levels in birds and institutes/increases egg production.
     
  3. RobinMSNeed

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    I now have a two day old silkie chic. She was left in the nest by herself so I brought it in my house. It's not drinking or eating that I can notice. It's very unsteady on her feet and falls on her back all the time,. I tried giving it water through a dropper but she acts like she doesn't like it. What should I do?
     

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