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  1. MrOrpington16

    Are my 2 1/2 month old silkies boys or girls?

    1 I believes he is a girl 2. I think this is a boy [/IMG] 2 I have no idea lol All three
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    Are you able to sex 2 month old silkies? Most likely show quality

    I have three chicks, just about 2 months 2 look like males, 1 definitely looks like a pullet., but I'm not sure. Come from a sq paint silkie mother...thank you!!
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    Is my silkie show quality

    She is a paint silkie:) she has all 5 toes, but her 5th toes have two toenails and come off the ground...she has very feathery feet;)
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    Will one chick be fine with a broody hen

    Only one egg is fertile and growing in my incubator, I'm thinking to put the egg under a broody, there are two reasons I'm hesitant, one is that she is very mean to the other hens and I don't know if she will be a good mother. She screams and does not make normal hen noises, even when she is not...
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    Second attempt, nothing formed in eggs

    This is what they were all like.. There is a bulls eye.. I have no idea what I did wrong.. I use a brinsea mini eco ( forced air).. Mh temp is 99.5-100.2 .. I would atleast think they would form.. My neighbor got results just fine from her broody.. I have 2 thermometers ... My humidity is...
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    No embryos formed... On day 7 nothing in eggs!!

    What happened... Waited till day 6 and there was nothing... One of them had a tiny clump of cells?... It is a brinsea mini and temp was about 101
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    NPIP show quality stock silkie hatching eggs

    I want silkie(show quality hatching eggs) . 1/2 dozen or so. I can only fit ten in my incubator. Would love multiple colors. Thank you. Price is negotiable.
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    NPIP Show quality silkie eggs 1/2 dozen

    I want silkie(show quality) or showgirls. 1/2 dozen or so. I can only fit ten in my incubator. Would love multiple colors. Thank you. PM me please. Price is negotiable.
  9. MrOrpington16

    Is my Silikie pullet show quality?

    I bought an expensive pullet and she is so darn cute. She is a paint silkie and she has a black comb, five toes etc. She has grey earlobes with blue specs, They are not fully turquoise . I was wondering If She is show quality. Thank you so much!! Talula:
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    My silkie just ate an egg!! Please help

    A silkie that I bought this week ate a egg. :he. She was very expensive and she is the cutest little thing. Giving her away and culling her is obviously not an option. I put white goofballs in here cage and she thinks they are eggs. She won't stop pecking the goofballs. Do you think she will...
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    Egg eating silkie

    A silkie that I bought this week ate a egg. :he. She was expensive and she is the cutest little thing. Giving her away and culling her is obviously not an option. I put white goofballs in here cage and she thinks they are eggs. She won't stop pecking the goofballs. Do you think she will realize...
  12. MrOrpington16

    Is she show quality?

    My paint silkie pullet! She has five toes, black comb, but her earlobes are more of grey with blue specs, not turquoise.
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    silkie showing question

    I just bought a beautiful paint silkie, but just realized her earlobes are black. Is this normal, are they supposed to be turquoise? Is she still show Quailty? Thank you!
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    Broody?

    My chicken became mean... Idk why.. There was a hawk attack, but she was okay after that ... Is she broody?She screams at anything that comes near her, when she is on the nesting box. And even when she isn't on the nesting box... She is a buff Orpington .
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    Silkie Breeders in MA

    I want 2 silkie hens (4 weeks or older) to add to my small flock. I was wondering if their are any breeders in Massachusetts. Preferably show quality. Thank you.
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    Silkie Breeders in Ma

    I want 2 silkie hens (4weeks) or older... I was wondering if there are any breeders in Mass. Preferably Show Quality.. Thank you!
  17. MrOrpington16

    Need help!! Home made incubator temp is too hot!!

    Well I made an incubator today for fun.... When I tested it out the eggs had water droplets on them from the humidity and the temperature was above 105... I have a 40 watt bulb in a styrofoam cooler...how can I fix these problems? Thank you!!
  18. MrOrpington16

    Buff Orpington has been squatting for 2 1/2 weeks??

    So Annabelle has been squatting for 2 1/2 weeks! My youngest pullet ( a brahma) beat her in the first egg race. What the heck!!!?!?! Is this normal? What can I do... All of my pullets are laying, but her.
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    Is she egg bound?

    I have a Buff Orpington that has been squatting for 2 1/2 weeks and stil no eggs . Is this normal.
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