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    gender mixed breed about 10 weeks old

    All the answers I got in this post were right :) here is my gray rooster that was very cute as a cockerel -
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    5 day old silkie chick will it have a big crest?

    Anyway I know they r mixed because what the breeder gave me as siblings grew up and have normal feathers, and one of the chicks born came out with white skin.
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    5 day old silkie chick will it have a big crest?

    Arg super cute! I have one just like that
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    5 day old silkie chick will it have a big crest?

    Nevermind it did have sky blue earlobes but half turned red
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    5 day old silkie chick will it have a big crest?

    Yay thanks here are the parents the dad doesn’t have big crest and comb is too red but has sky blue earlobes
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    5 day old silkie chick will it have a big crest?

    Hello this is a 5 day old silkie mix chick, they have some mixed genes although both parents look like pure silkies. Can someone tell me if this one has a vaulted skull or not? Will it have a good crest ?
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    My pullet laid her first egg and then nothing for two weeks now!

    I have a young black silkie mix about 7 months old, she laid her first egg two weeks ago (she seemed to be very down and in pain when she laid the first egg) it came out looking good. Her sister is laying eggs regularly every three days or so but the black one has not laid a single egg since...
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    Fancy Chickens Thread. Show Off Those Fancy Birds!!!

    Yeah the white one and my partridge ones (not in fotos) look like pure silkie but apparently they r all siblings! All the chickens in the photo r supposed to be from same parents so I’m not sure.
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    Fancy Chickens Thread. Show Off Those Fancy Birds!!!

    Unknown silkie mixes in Mexico, very friendly.
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    Tiny Mites, DE? Ivermectin? Help!

    I see their noses caked with DE from grooming themselves, it's food grade, but do you think could damage their lungs just from one time?
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    Tiny Mites, DE? Ivermectin? Help!

    Yeah i freaked ot seing the mites and dusted the chickens but it went all over the placewhen they shook they got it all over the face too i still have funny taste in my mouth and itchy nose the chickens are not sneezing anymore but it's scary. Didnt kill the mites
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    Tiny Mites, DE? Ivermectin? Help!

    great I'll look for permethrin spray. I found shampoo for dogs with permethrin, do you think bathing them with that would help?
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    Tiny Mites, DE? Ivermectin? Help!

    Great Thanks. Do you add DE to dirt bath? No problems for their respiratory system? So unless I see damage to their skin or feathers, don't give them ivermectin? permethrin is not very effective against house dust mites but maybe these are feather mites, I really don't know. So permethrin is...
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    Tiny Mites, DE? Ivermectin? Help!

    Trying again to see if anyone has had tiny whitish mites on chickens, they don't seem to bite but there are a ton. I had grain/mold mites infestation with their feed about a month ago, and only now I noticed mites feasting inside the chickens feathers. Some are stuck along the barbs of...
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    Microscopic Mites on silkie mix chicks.

    Thank you I'll look it up. What about Sevin powder that I can buy here.
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    Microscopic Mites on silkie mix chicks.

    oo thank you but I'm in Yucatan Mexico, we've had a series of hurricanes and it got very humid so we have all kinds of mold and mite issues. I'll look it up and see if there is something similar here. Is it only Permethrin? powder form?
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    Microscopic Mites on silkie mix chicks.

    I have 9 4 month old pet silkies that go indoor and outdoor, their feathers have always been looking great and I always kept them in very clean environment, with minimum contact with the wildlife. However today I discovered that they have microscopic mites crawling all over them but mostly...
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    silkie mix about 10 weeks old

    7 boys ops I did a post about this gray one before everyone says its a cockrel. The other pullet is the black one next to her is unknown but i think its a cockrel Can you believe all of these are siblings from the same hatch? At least thats whay the seller told me.
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    silkie mix about 10 weeks old

    Thank goodness i think i have only two girls the black one and this one. Princesses.
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    silkie mix about 10 weeks old

    Haha no of course not its more like edible bedding for the play area they dont eat it much
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