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silkie owners- how many eggs do you get from silkies?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tylerkaz@gmail.com, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    Tylerkaz@gmail.com Chirping

    Jan 4, 2012
    Washougal, WA
    How many eggs do you get from your pure bred silkies per week and per hen?

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    My hatchery silkies each generally lay 5 eggs per week when they're not broody...
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    They take forever to start laying, and my one that has started, laid really well the first week, and has taken 4 days off this week :/ It all depends I guess
  4. Jake1297

    Jake1297 Songster

    Feb 18, 2011
    Western Maine
    I have five Silkie hens, & one rooster I get between 12 & 18 eggs a week. I had three that went broody and were sitting on 9 eggs for a couple weeks. Then they decided to kick the eggs out and not sit on them over the course of a week. Maybe they weren't broody after all.

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