Adding to the Flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by AngieB, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. AngieB

    AngieB Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, our only silkie ended up being a roo and got re-homed. So my kids still want a silike. My 11 hens are 5 months old now.

    There is a chicken show in my area in October, so if we go pick out a couple of silkie pullets, will we need to quarantine them? We only have one coop and run, so I'm not sure how we would do that.

    Thanks!
    Angie
     
  2. dawg53

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  3. AngieB

    AngieB Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Dawg. After reading that link and the sticky about quarantining, I'm rethinking the situation. Maybe we'll wait until spring to add the silkies and order them from a hatchery.

    The only problem is then we may just end up with roos again.
     

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