Question on hen incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Stef82, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Stef82

    Stef82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie is finally sitting on her eggs. But I beleive they are not fertile. I wanted to buy fertile eggs on ebay or on a webiste to get a few eggs and have the silkie sit on them. What is better. Using the plug in incubating or use the silkie do what she does best?
     
  2. loanwizard

    loanwizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Either will work. Depends on how you want it done. She will hatch them, raise and protect them. The incubator is fun and educational.
    What are your goals?
     
  3. Stef82

    Stef82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My goal is to start raising some chicks for my daughter. But I don't trust our incubator due to the fact it's a lot of work to keep up since we don't have an egg rotator.
     
  4. Moonkit

    Moonkit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In that case, I'd let the broody do it.
     

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