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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 6keets, Jun 3, 2007.

  1. 6keets

    6keets In the Brooder

    Jun 1, 2007
    NE Indiana
    What is the best thing to clean the coop with? I have straw on the concrete floor
    When do they being to roost?
    What is the easiest way to get silkies to lay?
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Just scoop out the hay and put more down. All should be well unless you have had water spilled all over the place. Then you may want to use a solution of bleach and water on the floor.

    Normally mine start roosting at a few weeks old. Start them out on really low roosts.

    With silkies you could be up to a year before they start to lay. Patience is the key here.

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