silkie broodiness and laying

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mom'sfolly, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas
    My dear little girl silkie did the broody thing, and I kept throwing her off the nest. It took a couple of days, but I broke the little hormonal bird. I think she is mad at me now, because she hasn't laid since. How long after breaking a broody does she start laying again? My BO started laying almost immediately, but the silkie doesn't seem so inclined. Is it the breed or should I be looking out for something else? She free ranges, so it is possible that she found a hidey hole to lay in, but I haven't found any in my small back yard. What's up with Silk Baby (my kid named her)?
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    I'm very new to silkies (have 6 week olds) so I'm very interested to learn about this too. Hope you get some replys [​IMG]

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