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what is the best setting hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by littlered, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. littlered

    littlered Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a few pullet hens and theses things are to spoiled to set in the nest longer than it takes to lay an egg. what is the best type of hen for setting on eggs i would like to get one i can put all my eggs in with and she will set on them please help with any thing possible
    thanks littlered:D
     
  2. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie [​IMG]
     
  3. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Yep, Silkie [​IMG]
     
  4. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    The one that will! [​IMG]
     
  5. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Silkie.
     
  6. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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  7. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i've heard silkie, but i have had the most success with (believe it or not) a bantam cornish!
     
  8. SPRING CREEK FARM

    SPRING CREEK FARM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] The best hen to set, hatch, and raise chicks is one of my broody silkie hens!! [​IMG]
     
  9. littlered

    littlered Out Of The Brooder

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    sowhere would be the best place to order some silkies
     
  10. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I second from what i hear which is why i went out and got 2 [​IMG] I got mine on craigslist....
     
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