Silkies (question)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Foghorn-Leghorn46, May 20, 2011.

  1. Foghorn-Leghorn46

    Foghorn-Leghorn46 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have three white Silkies. Two hens, one rooster. The two hens have laid some eggs and have been sitting on them for about two weeks now. When they hatch, do I need to take the baby chicks and raise them my self, or let the two hens take care of them?
     
  2. Sharksandguitars

    Sharksandguitars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think eggs take 21 days to hatch
     
  3. Bengalcats1

    Bengalcats1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Noooo don't take them, silkies Live to be moms, it would break their heart, mine do fantastic with their babies....and yea 21 days till hatch time give or take a day
     

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