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Slowly the rest of the world learns how broody Silkies really are

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by andorraclaim, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. andorraclaim

    andorraclaim Songster

    Nov 28, 2008
    East Austin, Texas

    “A hen in China has reportedly shacked up with a dog to help raise its three newborn puppies. Owner Yang, of Anqian village in Fuqing, said the hen moved into the dog’s kennel after it gave birth last month, reports Southeast Express. Since then, the hen refuses to leave the kennel, staying inside all day and only walking out when the dog is nursing its puppies.” w/ photo

  2. willowcol

    willowcol Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    That is just to cute! [​IMG]
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    That was a very cute article! I found my first broody silkie of the year yesterday, but I took her off the nest because its way too cold to hatch this time of the year.
  4. paduanchook

    paduanchook Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    McDavid Florida
    my silkie also decided to go broody here in january. although this is florida we still have cold snaps (its in 30's today} i decided to put her in kennel and put her in my home office. she is quiet and makes very little mess. people are amazed at this little fluff ball sitting there like a stuffed animal. and she is content being there, although i do get a little warning from her if she thinks im getting to close lol.
  5. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    Too funny!! What do they have with babies?? Or do they just like having a reason to sit? LOL

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