Amateur Silkie Owner!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DyamisMommy, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. DyamisMommy

    DyamisMommy New Egg

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    I am a first time chicken owner! I got a couple Silkies just 5 days ago! The hen is 6 months, the Roo is 4 months. Now, for some reason today they must have both decided they were comfortable in their new home because the Roo decided to start crowing for the first time since he's been with us, and the hen laid her first egg! They are so sweet and so tame. I'm so happy to have them!
    I'm so glad to find this site! It's helped so much to get my new friends off to a good start. Please let the advice pour in! [​IMG]
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  3. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy, and welcome to BYC! Silkies are a friendly and docile breed, and good egg layers. Beautiful birds too! Nice choice in breed! So do you just have a hen and a rooster? I did too when I first got chickens, I started out with 2 hens. I live in the suburbs, can't have roosters. :( Glad you got you're first egg, you must feel like a proud mommy, haha! Any questions or advice you need answered, don't hesitate to explore the forums and post more threads... the BYC community is welcoming you with open arms! And don't forget to post some pics of your chickens! :)
     
  4. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  9. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome! I love Silkies. I think you will really enjoy having them as pets.
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your silkies :thumbsup
     

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