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Will my hen adopt or peck chicks if together?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sienatiger, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silkie hen who is very gentle and maternal. She isn't broody now, but if I put baby chicks in with her, will she hurt them or accept them? Thanks!
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    There is only one way to find out. Generally the answer is NO, But stranger things have happened.
     

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