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    Silkie flaring wings and shrilling

    Hi all! I hope you're doing well!! My Silkies girls have both started laying! Yay! But now one of them is constantly flaring her wings and shrilling. Honestly she sounds like a pterodactyl (like I know what that sounds like, haha)! It's not only in her nesting box but when she's walking around...
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    Thank you so much!! Wishing you a Happy New Year!!

    Thank you so much!! Wishing you a Happy New Year!!
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    Thank you so much!! All the best to you!!

    Thank you so much!! All the best to you!!
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    Our very first egg!!!
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    She was so proud of herself and has been squawking non stop about it!!
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    What feed to buy for my pullets

    Thank you all so much for the replies!! It truly helps so much! I read way too many articles on what to feed your chickens and when to move them on to the next stage of feed. It simply made me confused and nervous to buy the wrong thing. With all of ur suggestions I'm going to stick with the...
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    What feed to buy for my pullets

    Hi all! I hope you're all staying healthy & safe! I have two beautiful silkie hens and they just finished their first bag of feed and was hoping for suggestions on what type of food to buy next. I wasn't given their exact age when I bought them but I believe they're between 4 and 5 months old...
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    Silkie Coop

    Thank you so much for the reply! Those are all great suggestions to keep in mind! I was just reviewing the building plans and I definitely think I agree with a panel door instead of a lidded box for the eggs. Seems like it would be easier to clean as well. Thanks again! Hope you're well!
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    Silkie Coop

    Hi everyone! I hope you're all safe and well! I'm very new to this amazing site as well as owning chickens and had a question about my coop I'm building. I currently have two wonderful Silkie pullets, Little Jerry Seinfeld and Kramer, (hehe they don't realize they have boy names 😄) and I'm...
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