Need Help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luvmypets, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright the first chick we had died and i am anxious for some new ones. I need help finding a good brooder and the right hens to use. Also should we grab the egg after the hen lays it. How long can an egg go with out being incubated.

    Thanks luvmypets
     
  2. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    silkies are usually pretty broody and will hatch any kind of egg.....if you are going to incubate you could collect eggs for a couple of days then incubate.
     
  3. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie is broody day 4 I want lil chicks
     
  4. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update! Silkie hatched three chicks 2 girls and a boy. The boy passed sadly but the girls are alive and happily free-ranging with the flock

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  5. backyardflock1

    backyardflock1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the roo, but luckily the hens are happy :D
     
  6. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for replying! Yes he was gorgeous but he was being too rough with his dads girls.
     

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