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

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    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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