Silkie hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jharper, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got a silkie hen and she is 6 1/2 months old and I was wondering when she might go broody? She has also started laying. I also have her with a Sultan Rooster.
     
  2. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I have only 7 months of silkie experience and I have 2 white silkies. Mine are laying, and are favorites of our large buff orp rooster. They have already both been broody, but I don't want chicks til spring, so have discouraged it.

    I would say she may go broody sooner rather than later! Good luck and welcome!
     
  3. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks because I want some chicks really bad, and this is my first time having a silkie!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I love this website! I'm all about chickens now. Hahaha.
     
  6. Jharper

    Jharper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She just went broody... That was really quick, too.
     

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