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who says silkies are horrible layers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by scarletbaby, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. scarletbaby

    scarletbaby Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkie has laid 12 eggs in the past 14 days (might have been more if it didnt rain). When i got her i was expecting to get an egg every other day but she is being super awesome. Now i just need to make the eggs bigger somehow.......
     
  2. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    My Silkies just started laying and so far I've been getting an egg every single day! I'm very pleased with them. [​IMG]
     
  3. NCchicken

    NCchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine lay just about every day or every other day too!!! I [​IMG] my Silkies!
     
  4. Mofarmgirl

    Mofarmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's wonderful! I truly hope breeders of these heritage breeds will start shooting for not only looks but laying abilities [​IMG]
     
  5. Sher

    Sher Out Of The Brooder

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    My Silkies are little egg machines! My fridge is full of them. Do people buy Silky eggs?

    Sher Morrow 2 Bearded Collies, 2 cats 60+ chickens, 10 Heritage Turkeys, 8 ducks, 10 Guineas, 1 bossy goose, and 4 calves.
    Roscoe, Tx
     
  6. Candiss

    Candiss Burdette Bantams

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    I know I expected to get an egg or two a week out of my silkies but I usually get 5 eggs a week out of each girl. They have been very consistent. [​IMG]

    Candace
     
  7. Cavendish Chickens

    Cavendish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If any of you lived near me, I would buy chicks for sure. We've been wanting silkies, but none nearby. There are now, but the guy we go through just got them for breeding, and they are still chicks themselves. Maybe in spring we can get some chicks from him. Fingers crossed! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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