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    How to introduce silkies into existing flock?

    Thanks mate that’s reassuring as I’m doing all of that already. 🙏 I guess I’ll see how it goes 👍
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    How to introduce silkies into existing flock?

    I have an existing flock of Australian lanshans and I have just bought 2 thirteen week old silkies. What is the best way to introduce them to the existing flock? Time lines and methods etc to avoid pecking and injuries?
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    What makes these silkie chickens roosters?

    Hi I have recently been advised that these 10week old silkie chooks are infact roosters. Can you guys help me understand why they may be roosters for future reference? body Features etc?
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Hey just out of curiosity what make you believe they are roosters so that I know in future?
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Side question, if I relocate the 3 roosters and leave the single hen with the existing flock of 5 bantams will she be ok or excluded from the existing flock.
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Thank you so much for your input. It has solidified what I already suspected. 🙏
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    So there are 2 Grey ones. One has some brown feathers. I hope these photos are better
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Sorry yes there are 4 birds, 2 white and 2 grey all for are 10weeks (so I’ve been told). I feel the the 3 in the foreground of the 2nd picture are male. They are more boisterous (chest bump), all 3 have wattles and rounder combs and if I hold out a hand full of meal worms they have no hesitation...
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Thank you LadiesAndJane I had a feeling 🤦 here is a better pic. The 3 at the front I think are boys and the white one at the back I think is a girl. Thoughts?
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    Are These silkie / silkie x frizzle’s boys or girls?

    Hi Everyone I’m new to BYC and also to silkies. I bought these 4 chooks from a backyard breeder and I’m not sure if I have boys or girls, they are 9weeks old in these pics. I’d love some guidance as I can’t keep boys in my state and I don’t want my kids to get too attached to them if I have to...
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