Our Black Silkie has gone broody!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Red Barn Farms, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. Red Barn Farms

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  2. tdhenson86

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    Sounds like you're already doing a great job. In the wild, birds will lay eggs in a nest for a week to two before setting on the eggs. Since it has been cool, that has actually probably helped keep the eggs viable longer than if it were too warm out. Just let her do her thing and you should have some beautiful chicks in about 3 weeks. [​IMG] Don't expect them all to hatch, but don't rule out the eggs that have been in there for two weeks either... Congrats!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Red Barn Farms

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    Thanks for the fast reply Henson Acres! That's great knowing there is a chance of them hatching. [​IMG]
     
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