Silky hen is wanting to sit eggs. Should I let her?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by yeahLauren, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. yeahLauren

    yeahLauren Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 14, 2008
    Muncie, IN
    My Silky hen, Lenore, just started laying eggs a couple weeks ago. Until today, I just found them randomly in the enclosure (we built an "aviary" in the basement for my 5 banties). Today, she was sitting on her egg, which was adorable. Should I let her sit and try to hatch one?

    Here she is, sunbathing a few months ago:


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