Silkie won't sit on her eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by alexis372, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. alexis372

    alexis372 New Egg

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    My silkie laid some eggs earlier and she won't sit on them I've never had a issue with her.
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is she has she been broody before? They do take breaks from broodiness.
     
  3. alexis372

    alexis372 New Egg

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    she is about a year old should I take the eggs out?
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    If she wasn't thoroughly broody before you gave her the eggs, you might mark them with a Sharpie and leave them as "bait". Then, once she does go broody, collect your eggs and give them all to her at the same time.
     

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