She is broody!!! Now what?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PrestonSloan08, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. PrestonSloan08

    PrestonSloan08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie is finally officially broody now!! I think!! Haha! She has been on the nest since yesterday! She is sitting on golfballs! So I want her to hatch some eggs for me! How do I put them under her? And how many large eggs can she have? She isn't mean to me when I touch her though!! She just sits there! I have only seen her off of the nest one time! But it was only for a drink of water then she was right back!! How offen do they get off? Man I am so excited!! [​IMG]
     
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Just stick fertile eggs under her, no guarantee that they will hatch but hatch rates are better than a bator. [​IMG] You can put plenty of eggs under her, but not too much.
     

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