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I'm not exactly new, but I realized I've never actually introduce myself! 

I started out with a flock of 12 chickens, but now have 43 and am planning to add more this spring!! :) I'm finally finally FINALLY gettings some silkies!! I have wanted them since BEFORE I ever got chickens! I'm so excited! Besides chickens, I like to be craftsy and do art. 

See ya'll around!

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Even though you have been active here let me officially welcome you to BYC.

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Welcome (formally) to BYC. Glad you decided to (formally) join our flock. I think you will love Silkies. They are adorable, sweet, gentle, friendly, and funny little birds. :o)

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Welcome to BYC!

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

Look at my flock page! http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bantamfan4lifes-flock

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Welcome to BYC.   I think you will love silkies  BUT, other breeds usually  bully and peck them because they look so different.   You may need to have a coop and run separately for them.  Also with big crests obscuring their vision, and the fact that they don't fly -  they shouldn't ever be free ranged, they are sitting ducks for predators.

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Welcome (formally) to BYC!


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Welcome to BYC.   I think you will love silkies  BUT, other breeds usually  bully and peck them because they look so different.   You may need to have a coop and run separately for them.  Also with big crests obscuring their vision, and the fact that they don't fly -  they shouldn't ever be free ranged, they are sitting ducks for predators.

Yup, I am aware of that, and so have a back-up plan in case they need to  be separated. I haven't however heard that they shouldn't be free ranged. What about with supervision? 

 

Thanks for the greetings everybody!! :)

"Jesus is my Savior, not my religion"

 

Member of the Chatterbox Chooks Club

 

Wanna know how to make a chicken diaper? Check out this article! /how-to-make-a-chicken-diaper-a-how-to-with-pictures

 

Rest In Peace: Crumpet (Click to show)
The actual definition of a "crumpet" - A unsweetened English pastry
 
My Definition of Crumpet: The sweetest thing that ever was. :( 
 
RIP Crumpet. I...
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"Jesus is my Savior, not my religion"

 

Member of the Chatterbox Chooks Club

 

Wanna know how to make a chicken diaper? Check out this article! /how-to-make-a-chicken-diaper-a-how-to-with-pictures

 

Rest In Peace: Crumpet (Click to show)
The actual definition of a "crumpet" - A unsweetened English pastry
 
My Definition of Crumpet: The sweetest thing that ever was. :( 
 
RIP Crumpet. I...
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