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My Silkies who lived with my layers learned to adapt-so they chose to roost most of the time. My quality birds have the digs all to themselves,...
I participate in the 4-H portion each year-it's only a day long. I've never shown in the open class group downstairs but they're fun to look at. [IMG]
Hoping to attend with my Silkie roo. [IMG] The gang's molting now-if all goes well, they should be done by then.
Haven't been on in a while...Hope everyone and their birds are doing okay in the heat. [IMG]
X2. You're not going to get any show worthy Silkies from a hatchery.
Best invest some money in purchasing a few nice adults from a...
If that's what'll make them happy, then I'd do it. Showmanship is an acquired taste (I honestly think it's wrong that it is required-I...
I don't know if they'd be DQed at mine, but they absolutely wouldn't win.
I guess explain to the kid and see where it goes.
Yup...Silkies can also have it rough as well. Very popular at shows.
But the general rule of thumb is to find a breed that you like best. Anyone...
Silkies are not my favorite breed, but what qualities they lack, they make up for in fluffiness, true. [IMG]
Mourning doves make the most awesome noises. So cute!
Don't do it. Layer feed has more calcium and should not be fed to young chicks. I made this mistake with one of my hens, and she had alot of...
I'm pretty sure weather has nothing to do with repeat-offending. The rooster is mean. He's going to bite. As I mentioned earlier, I tried several...
Yup, my roos talk with the hens also. The voice is deeper but they do alot more than crow.
Silkie looks like a roo to me.
Sorry, I agree. Swept back crest + that comb and wattles= roo at that age. [IMG]
i think the secound one an owl lol
X2! Or a young hawk!
I want to breed them someday. Awesome little birds!
[IMG] fellow NYer!
I don't think I could go a day without touching them. [IMG]
They love 'em.