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sittin silkie ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I think my silkie has gone broodie, she growls at me and dosen't want me to touch her or take the egg. [​IMG] She is an pretty new layer. I don't think the egg is fertile, how do I tell, what do I do [​IMG]
     
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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  3. chasinglights27

    chasinglights27 Out Of The Brooder

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    If there's a Roo with her. Then you should be 75% Positive the eggs are fertile, cuz I was. Im a Newbie, but I have a 17 week old Serama hen and she went broody after laying 8 eggs. 6 eggs are going to hatch this weekend. Cant wait [​IMG] So im guessing even if shes really new to laying. If your Roo did the job, you should be expecting chicks in 3 weeks. [​IMG] Let her incubate the eggs 7-10 days and then candle them. That's when you know for sure. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I have 2 roos lol. good luck on your eggs!
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  5. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your silkies ar not separated from the others...You will have some interesting chicks. Would love to see pics of babes!
     
  6. <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3

    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope there all in there togeather. [​IMG] lol I ate an few eggs today and I didn't see signal, of fertlization. [​IMG] What do I do? I now have her alone in an great dane sized dog crate, in the pen [​IMG] She got up when the door was open, and wondered, I came out put her in closed the door and she jumped back on the egg and is still sittin, I put food and water in with her, and some straw. Anything else?
     

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