She is broody!!! Now what?

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

  1. PrestonSloan08

    PrestonSloan08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2011
    Corner Alabama
    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

    Apr 25, 2011
    Nor cal
    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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