Silkie chick still in pen with hen and rooster hen due to hatch more..

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Teresaann24, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    What im wanting to know is....Can the 7week old chick stay in or will I have to remove him before the eggs hatch?
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That's a very good question! I wouldn't think it would be an issue, but I can't be for certain on that one. Hopefully someone with more experience in this area will speak up. [​IMG]
     
  3. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if the hen is already accoustemed to the little one, i would try keeping it in, it may fit right in with the brood.
     
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    the hen and rooster love him they still find food for him and call for him if he is scared they still run to him and he still sleeps in the nest with the hen.
     

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