Silkie/polish group- broody mama but what is happening here?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Eckielady, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. Eckielady

    Eckielady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So we have one group of silkies and polish. The three polish are still young. Maybe a few months?! The silkies are about a year and one of them just went broody. She's been playing with the idea for awhile but has just started getting serious. Anyway, they are in a little raised coop and I have no way to separate her but the three polish spend most of their time digging so poor Yogurt was half buried this morning. I reached in and was cleaning her up when one of the little polish attacked me. These guys are SO skittish that this shocked me. What the crap just happened???
    Also, I think Yogurts sister may be going broody also. This shall be interesting.
     
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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is it possible you have a male polish?
     
  3. Eckielady

    Eckielady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah, definitely possible. There are three and I have no idea what sex they are but one I'm pretty sure is a roo. The one that attacked me is the one that no one can even guess on. She's got the smallest wattles.
     

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