question about broody

paddyg84

Chirping
6 Years
Mar 5, 2013
135
3
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My Silkie went broody and sat on two golf balls for a week. So I bought her 6 hatching eggs and put her in isolation with them. She's remained sitting.on the eggs perfectly. Unfortunately only one was viable. Its now day 21. If this doesn't hatch would it be cruel to buy more hatching eggs and make her sit another 21 days?
 

cnicho05

Chirping
5 Years
Feb 22, 2014
145
9
73
Owosso, MI
I would give her a few weeks before attempting it again. I would be worried about her getting the proper exercise, nutrition and other requirements needed for health...
 

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